Future Projects - Prom Dresses into Play Aprons?

I've received a few fancy dresses from Helping Hands to make into something usable to give to the community members. These dresses all had stains or broken zippers, making them unsuitable as prom dresses. I think they'd make cute child dress up aprons, though! I could use some ideas from you all!

I'm going to play with this apron pattern. Look simple enough! (Famous last words!)

Theodora said this green dress would make a great Tiana costume. It has really beautiful beading. Might embellish with some lilypad flowers and a white satin underskirt?

The only pink princess I can think of is Aurora. Will try to find some gold trim. Any other characters pretty in pink?

I also have a couple of long, plain black satin dresses (no pic) Not sure which characters those would work well with. Maybe I could turn them into Christmas Tree skirts?

This is a seriously cute vintage Montgomery Ward dress. Trust me, it's prettier in person. Might just turn it into an adult cooking apron?

And then there's this. Look at those puffed shoulders!

And matching shoulder pads!

The zipper doesn't go down so far in the back. There should be enough material for a set of mommy and me aprons.

I'd like these aprons to kind of grow with the child for a few years. What would be the best way to change the length of the neck strap? D-rings? Velcro?

Let me know if you have any ideas!

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