So I saw the amazing patchwork dress made by Vegbee (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=182354.0) and it made me want to learn how to sew. Thanks Vegbee
This was maybe a little too ambitious for a noob like me but it's wearable and my friend's 5yo daughter loved it.
Here is the front -
And the back -
And a twirly action shot -
Thanks for looking!