Patents

Adjustable width and length sanitary napkin and panty liner

June 6, 2012

An adjustable sanitary napkin, panty liner or incontinence pad of generally diamond shape with four pad edges and four pad corners, a top side and a bottom side was patented by a California entrepreneur. The article contains  four substantially straight seams in said pad defining a rectangular center panel having four panel corners each touching a respective one of said four pad edges at a location intermediate said pad corners thereby defining two end panels and two side panels each attached to one of said four seams such that said end panels and said side panels each taper to narrower ends, said side panels being each divided by an outside seam parallel into an inside panel and an outside panel; such that one or more of said side panels may be folded or torn along said seams thereby to alter the shape and size of said pad; and  at least one adhesive strip on said bottom side for holding any of said end panels, said outside panels and said inside panels folded under said center panel for altering the shape and size of said pad.
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