TIP: Add length to short dress. Lengthen from middle.....and make it modest by adding the same material for sleeves.

TIP: Add length to short dress. Lengthen from middle Clever idea. (site is just a picture - have to figure out how to do it for yourself)

To lengthen a skirt, cut off a strip on the bottom, add two or three strips of coordinating color and then sew the original strip back to the bottom.  Love the lengthened dress!

Making a dress longer: cut a strip off the bottom of the dress, add three other strips of fabric to the bottom,, add the original color strip back on. have to do this to a few of my dresses, never thought about doing it like this!

Lengthen a short dress by cutting up skirt, add color blocking strips, then sew back together.

Lengthen a short dress by cutting up skirt, add color blocking strips, then sew back together. I commonly think of adding to the bottom but this is a fun idea!

Adding a colorblock hem and pockets to a store bought dress. Great little nugget of info to keep in mind.

Adding a colorblock hem and pockets to a store bought dress. Great little nugget of info to keep in mind. Helps to lengthen short dresses.

How to Lengthening a Dress with Lace - what a clever way to make modern fashions a bit more modest (or age-appropriate for those of us who aren't forever 21!)  :)

How to add length to a dress or skirt with lace Elemental Carbon: Lengthening a Dress with Lace

The Vocal Celebrity Skirt from ModCloth

Heartfelt Invitation A-Line Dress in Nutcrackers

Make This Look: The Vocal Celebrity Skirt The Sew Weekly - Sewing Vintage Lifestyle, DIY skirt, lace skirt

COUNTRY GIRL HOME : Sheath Dress Refashion.  How to add sleeves and length to a dress.

COUNTRY GIRL HOME : Sheath Dress Refashion. How to add sleeves and length to a dress. << I'm totally going to do this!

Lengthening dresses. I might actually have to do this since normal dresses are too short on me.

DIY Clothes Refashion: DIY Lengthening a Dress : a tutorial diy fashion diy refashion diy clothes diy ideas diy crafts diy skirt

A New Way to Add Length to a Dress (a very detailed blog post about many different methods to lengthen a dress/skirt)

{source} Now let's wrap up my series of posts on how to add length to a skirt or dress. Previously, I talked about wanting to lengthen my June Wrap dress, how I made my underskirt pattern, and how .

How to Lengthen a Dress with Chiffon Underlay....  This is the coolest tutorial. For those of us that don't like short dresses, this will greatly expand our wardrobe choices!

How to Lengthen a Dress with Chiffon Underlay. This is the coolest tutorial. For those of us that dont like short dresses, this will greatly expand our wardrobe choices!

A genius way to lengthen a too-short skirt

A Genius, No-Sew Way to Lengthen a Too-Short Skirt

could use this tutorial for lengthening a sweater too! Elemental Carbon: Lengthening a Dress with Lace // DIY.

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