Now, choose the size dress you would like to make & fold your fabric in half so that the pattern piece will fit with the straight edge on the fold.
You will need two of these pieces - one back, one front
You can of course add pretty embellishments
(ribbon, lace, pom pom fringing....)
Be creative & keep in mind that for some of the recipients this will be the only new dress they receive
To misquote Jill DiGiovanni - Sew in the LOVE
Now you are ready to follow the usual pillowcase dress tutorials.
HERE is a lovely one