I really like the way this turned out. I get lots of compliments when I wear it and it helps me stay modest without looking frumpy.

I really like the way this turned out. I get lots of compliments when I wear it and it helps me stay modest without looking frumpy.

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!

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 don't like short dresses, this will greatly expand our wardrobe choices!

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!

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.

how to lengthen dress with chiffon underlay by KristinaJ., via Flickr ... a website full of tutorials for altering clothing (sewing) .... http://kristinaclemens.blogspot.com/p/tutorials.html#

how to lengthen dress with chiffon underlay by KristinaJ., via Flickr ... a website full of tutorials for altering clothing (sewing) .... http://kristinaclemens.blogspot.com/p/tutorials.html#

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

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

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