a Sunki dress. I managed to finish it in time for her last day of school before winter break, which is also the day of her school's annual performance of St. George and the Dragon, which celebrates the winter solstice and the holiday season.
I made size 4/5 with Let it Snow in Eggnog Green from the Dear Mr Claus collection designed by Cosmo Cricket for Moda Fabric, which I got from Sew Mama Sew. The green side panels are Kona Cotton in Holly.
The pattern is probably not for beginners because the pocket/side panel construction is rather tricky, but Shelly's "sew and tell" post helps clarify it a lot. The rest of the dress came together easily.
(I explained how I made their felt stockings a couple years ago in this post.)
free printable from Design Mom, which Louisa decorated and I filled with a few pieces of my mom's homemade fudge.
recited a poem and sang This Little Light of Mine (in both English and Spanish) at the beginning of the performance: