A few nice party dresses images I found:

Party Dress- First attempt

Image by jessi.bryan
My first attempt at making the party dress pattern found on the puchicollective site. Took tens of hours, since it was my first time using a sewing machine and it took me forever to figure out what I was doing wrong with the machine. Most of it was still hand-sewn however

Mia’s Party Dress

Image by howcheng
Mia’s party dress she wore for Amy’s 3rd birthday party (the hat didn’t stay on too long).

Blue Party Dress with eyelet

Image by Debras Closet
I got tired of just the same standard party dress style, so I added a white eyelet overskirt.