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!

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!

Kristina J. DIY Ideas | DIY Style: How to Lengthen a Dress with Chiffon Underlay by lengthening the lining of a lined dress with chiffon.

Kristina J. DIY Ideas | DIY Style: How to Lengthen a Dress with Chiffon Underlay by lengthening the lining of a lined dress with chiffon.

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.....and make it modest by adding the same material for sleeves.

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

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

DIY: How-to Lengthen a dress/skirt. This is adorable! I can think of a few dresses that I can use as lengtheners, but I don't really have the right type of fabric dresses to sew to!

DIY: How-to Lengthen a dress/skirt. This is adorable! I can think of a few dresses that I can use as lengtheners, but I don't really have the right type of fabric dresses to sew to!

We've fallen in love with this elegant style! #NewLook #pattern 6447 can be made with a fitted and flared skirt and the length can be tailored to perfectly suit you.

We've fallen in love with this elegant style! #NewLook #pattern 6447 can be made with a fitted and flared skirt and the length can be tailored to perfectly suit you.

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