my local WAL MART got a large stock of these individually-sold panties in, in many varieties of color and style, all with the same beautiful elastic lace trim, $0.88 USD each.
since this lovely trim is currently available in a wide variety of colors,
and is wonderfully well-sized to a 1/6 or 1/3 doll, and one never really knows when WAL MART will decide to discontinue a product they stock, i've been stocking up on these over the last few months, as much as i can manage to afford.
just recently, they evidently put some more on the racks, as i chanced upon this pair of bikinis with this adorable heart-pattern, itself perfectly-sized to 1/6~1/3 dolls.
there was but one on the racks. i snapped it right up just a few days back,
and here is the first results, with plenty of fabric left over for further uses;