Dead on! It screams Hannah Montanna - so of course it was stricken from my wardrobe. But with some minimal adjustments, it's a super cute dress for my preschooler (who LOVES all dresses)
Shirred Pillowcase dress - see that for more instructions) the waist by sewing with elastic thread in the bobbin. The waist was easy because I could just use the stripes as a guide, so they're pretty straight. And remember, when sewing with elastic thread - shoot it with steam when you're done, and the thread will magically shrink and gather even more - it's amazing! Here's an upclose of the shirring:
With the extra shoulder fabric that I cut off when I brought the straps in, I rolled a few fabric flowers - every dress needs a coordinating hair accessory!