The challenge was thrown to me to make a smock or pinafore for a little girl. I had been previously looking at apron patterns and I came across an etsy shop called CreativeJnee's which had a pattern for sale which looked interesting. So taking a the 70s Misses apron idea and a pattern for pinafore I had previously made, I made this!
It is quite a simple design that crosses over at the back and lends itself to a growing toddler.
To make it more girly, I put some pockets in and added buttons as embellishments.
I also decided (for an extra degree of difficulty) to make the dress/pinafore reversible.
I am going to refine the pattern a bit when I get feedback from the customer and make my daughter one to kick around in.
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