I made my first dress for Emma and it was my own pattern! I love how it turned out:
I got 1/2 yard of pink polka dot fabric
3/4 yard of floral ( I still have enough fabric left of both to make another outfit with)
I cut two pieces for the front with a heart shape at the top and then two pieces for the back with long straps that will fold over to velcro on the front part.
Before you sew front and back pieces together, sew on one side of velcro: