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To start try the too short dress on and determine how much added length you d like to add. Sew around the edges.

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Shorten the length of a maxi dress by wearing a belt around your waist.

How to make a long dress short. This will show u how to make a long dress shorter with two things. I literally worked on this dress 10 mins. Grab a small piece of fabric at the bottom of the skirt.

Take another piece of the bottom of the dress and pull it upward at a different angle. How to shorten a dress creating the new hem cut along the second line with a pair of scissors. Long dress safety pins.

Turn the dress inside out and place it on a dress form. Video of the day step 1. Pull another piece of bottom hemline fabric.

Use iron on hem tape to take a few inches off the length of the dress. How to make a long dress shorter easy by kerushii follow. Next you ll want to use the extra dress to cut a piece the entire width of the dress and long enough to add the extra length take the added amount you d like 1 for seam allowances however much the lining is shorter that the original dress hem.

Well if the dress you want to lengthen has a matching lining you re in luck. Cinch the belt in tight enough so that some of the fabric is caught by it. Fold the fabric under and pin it in place.

How to make a long dress shorter easy by kerushii in craft fashion. This week i am showing you a detailed tutorial on one of the techniques i use to make a shorter dress longer. Pull the dress fabric slightly upward and let it drape casually over the belt until the hem is at a place you re comfortable with.

More by the author. Before our 4th of july party started so i. You can use the lining to add a few inches of length to the dress and it will just look like a design detail not a refashion.