How to Lengthen a Dress

I don't know about you, but I am seeing SO many cute dresses out there on the market! When I was in Oregon a few months back visiting Sara we found this super cute, summery dress at Old Navy. I jus.

Random Bursts: How to Lengthen a Dress

If you are like me, a mom with daughter in elementary school, you too may find that she outgrows dresses overnight.

DIY-lengthen with color blocking strip

DIY Tutorial Clothes Refashion / DIY Lengthen Clothes with Color-Blocking 2 - Bead&Cord

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!

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)

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!

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.

Lengthening a dress with lace. Why have I never thought of this? I find dresses I want all the time that I never buy because they are too short for my liking.

Lengthening a dress with double edged lace applied to the right side of fabric.

Lengthening Clothes with Color-Blocking plus great other ways to lengthen clothes.  All rights reserved to the respective owner(s).

How to lengthen clothes, add sleeves, etc. There’s no way I could do this but I wish I could since I have a dress I can’t wear cause it’s too short! How to lengthen clothes, add sleeves, etc.

These are the perfect camisole-like long shirt that can do a number of things! It can extend a shirt that is a little to short or add a perfect touch of lace to a loose fitting long shirt or dress to

The Perfect Chiffon Ruffle Hi-Low Dress Extender

These are the perfect camisole-like long shirt that can do a number of things! It can extend a shirt that is a little to short or add a perfect touch of lace to a loose fitting long shirt or dress too. Would be great under an Irma or perfect tee.

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

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!

Free People slips- half and full, worn as dresses and as layering pieces.  I got tons of ideas here.

Remake gauze SHIRT into slip for layering. Free People slips- half and full, worn as dresses/ layering pieces. Tons of ideas here -- /cyndeejane/upcycling/ over

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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