- can be worn over jeans;
- has no traces of pink or purple;
- is pretty much the most fiddly and hard-to-read dress pattern ever so mother keeps up her sewing skills;
- can be worn while running around the yard and finding interesting bits of grass and rocks;
- has pockets to store the above mentioned items.
Check. Now to find some strawberry-type buttons to finish off the dress.... (and quickly throw out the pattern before I'm tempted to attempt it again...)