Luci started sewing at the age of 3 and can whip up anything from a skunk costume to a wedding dress. She’s the brain behind the design of our pads! After years of frustration with conventional menstrual products, Luci sat down at her sewing machine and made her first cloth pad. She tested her creation and was so excited that she made more for family and friends. That was in the late ’90s and her original guinea pigs still use Party in My Pants! Learn more about her in our blog article, “Sewing With Passion and Purpose: The Origin of Party in my Pants Cloth Pads”
Luci has designed and market-tested over 100 products. They range from slouchy hats to practical pouches. Still, none have caught on nearly as well as Party in My Pants reusable cloth menstrual pads.
In the late 90s, Luci made her first cloth pads for herself and loved them. She began churning out samples to give to friends and family. “My hope was that other people might experience the same revelation and comfort from reusable cloth pads,” she explains. Fortunately for Luci, everyone loved them! Eventually, they collectively convinced her to sell them in stores.
Production keeps the team busy, with an estimated 100,000 individual pieces completed each year. But that’s just the beginning. After products are finished and inventoried, they get sorted between online retail, wholesale accounts, and donations for the non-profits that they partner with, to increase access to high-quality menstrual products worldwide. Luci estimates that they have gifted over 300,000 pads to people all over the world.
Luci and her business have weathered some tricky times over the years. Each time, she and the company have bounced back, stronger than ever. Now, with a solid foundation and creative vision, she plans to keep growing and expanding.
Luci sees sharing her dreams as her life’s purpose. “Designing and creating products has become a type of meditation, and my way to contribute to the world- it has become a way of life”.