A couple of months ago the incomparable Erica Bunker blogged about "Underpinnings". I was most impressed with this post although I wasn't sure if the ankle length Spanx were something I would ever squeeze into.
It got me thinking though. I have my own seasonal "underpinning" issue and I am sure I am not the only one.
Read no further if you are a minor. This is a big girl's topic.
I am talking inner thigh and that chaffing thing that happens in these summer months and after you have been swimming - certainly cuts into the long walks on the beach enjoyment.
I am totally convinced that if I starved myself to death, meaning I would give up all pies, not just Key Lime, and stress reducing after work meetings red wines, that even if the rest of me faded away I would still have inner thighs that rubbed together when I walked on summer days.
I have been thinking there has to be a sewing solution to this. I surfed around and found these two options on ModCloth, sorry I can't copy a decent sized shot from the site, for tap pants and under dress bicycle shots.
What do you think?
Good old Kwik Sew has tap pants, of course they do, and you could adapt some leotards in cotton knit working from the Jalie pattern:
What do you think? What would you do?