Child's Prairie Dress & Pinafore Sewing Pattern. This dress is a prairie dress, with a sweet pinafore that fits over the dress instead of an apron. The Dress yoke and pinafore front are perfect for tucked, embroidered, smocked, or beaded embellishment. Also included is a period Sunbonnet to protect tender faces. Suggested fabrics: Light to medium-weight cotton, rayon, wool, or blends. For the Sunbonnet, choose crisper fabrics in cotton or blends. Girls 2-10 included in pattern.