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It is a PDF Pattern & instructions are really easy to follow (with pictures).
The pattern included sizes: age 2 to age 9-10
You could easily add the ruffle down the front like Angel (from TaDa Creations) added to these dresses:
Photo from http://tadacreations.blogspot.de
She even added a step by step tutorial to show you how to do it!!
I also LOVE the way she used a different fabric front & back of some of her dresses.
Here is the 1st Monkeysbug dress I have made:
I am a bit of a NANA! I had Eda (our god-daughter) here 10 minutes ago... I should have got the little q-t-pie to model it!!
I am just adding the finishing touches to my second dress with this pattern & I would make the following recommendation:
Once you have completed the 2 sleeves - ruffles, elastic & all & ironed them - cover the two rough edges with bias tape, folding in the ends for a neat finish. Then when you add the sleeves to the dress, simply lay the dress sleeves (which have been double folded & hemmed) over the bias, completely covering it. Then simply stitch flat.
This gives a very neat finish to the sleeves.
From behind: here you see the bias covered seam
And here you can see what I mean about top stitching it on: