Another way to lengthen dresses... 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!

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

I spotted this $20 dress at H&M and scooped it up. It’s a thick jersey, super comfy and fits great. Although, it needed a couple adjustments.First off, it was too short for me.Secondly, there were no pockets! Duh. Every casual dress or skirt needs pockets.Thirdly, it needed a little color. I’d need to be serious …

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.

The Vocal Celebrity Skirt from ModCloth

On Vocation Time Boot in Black

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!

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.

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

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!

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