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Introducing Lee & Pearl Pattern #1058
Retro Ruffled Swimsuit and High Waisted Bikini for 18" Dolls
We're off to the beach with this pair of vintage-inspired swimsuits from Lee & Pearl!
Our Retro Ruffled Swimsuit channels the feminine '50s with a slightly scooped neckline in front and a waist-slimming low neckline in back, complemented by a fetching double ruffle, sewn into a curved seam that echoes the low back curve.
Or perhaps your dolls want to grab their longboards and join Frankie and Annette in the beach party-mad '60s? Our High Waisted Bikini delivers mod '60s style in two versions: a super-chic plain version that looks great with graphical prints and a super-sweet ruffled version that, frankly, looks great with everything.
Both swimsuits feature sturdy fold over elastic edges and our photo-illustrated directions will guide you through an easy two-step method to apply the elastic. Once you've tried our method, you may never go back to plain old inserted elastic.
The High Waisted Bikini is rated EASY and the Retro Ruffled Swimsuit (and ruffled version of the Bikini) are rated INTERMEDIATE for curved seams on slippery fabrics and serger-produced rolled hems.