How to Lengthen a Dress

How to Lengthen a Dress

Here is the scenario, you are at the store you find the perfect dress or skirt.  Looks great on the hanger so you try it on.  Then you find that perfect garment isn’t so perfect after all.  It could be too big in the waist, too big in the bust area, gaping in the neckline or too short!  You could feel defeated and hang it back up or if you are savvy you could totally make it your own!  I mean if the dress is on sale cheap what is the harm.  Well today is the day we find out what we can do with that dress or skirt that is too short!  This photo tutorial is designed to guide you through making a drafted pattern piece to help add length to you dress.  Lets get started!

First we will need our supplies:

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