Essentially, all I did was chop off the tiny bodice...
...then, all I needed to do was cut out a bigger bodice shape from toning fabric.
Finally, I sewed the new bodice onto the skirt. Obviously, Immy likes to carefully supervise and make sure I'm doing things right.
Ta da! A new, bigger, dress. Finished with bias binding to tie it all together, and a little fabric flower.
Ironically, it is now a little too big for her! But only slightly. I feel really chuffed to have given it a new lease of life. They out-grow things so quickly, and this was a good way to give a nice dress a longer life span. Very easy and very quick to sew.
And (although I'm biased) rather wonderfully modelled by my little girl.