And then I swapped out the zipper for a vintage button and modified it a bit. And it's all gaping and weird now.
And then I made her a matching ponytail holder because, you know, she is three and hates all things in her hair. Including this one. I just wasn't finished torturing myself.
And it all started because of this cute vintage pattern I found while thrifting a year ago.
(She did like the dress before I hemmed it, unlike at Halloween. After hemming, I tried to assess the damage and she wouldn't stop dancing around with it on. Maybe today she will stand still long enough so that I can figure it out.)