Not sure if this has been suggested but.... I see most people put "use the pattern again? yes, but I would shorten the length / add sleeves etc etc" so I suggest remake week, make a pereviously tried pattern again and do the changes you said you would
What about a scrap dress/skirt/ or blouse.. Using left over scraps of fabrics that you dont have enough
for a garment,but adding them together to create a wearable garment. Our grandparents [and in my case, my
mom] made lovely dresses in this manner????????? What do you think????? is it possiable?