Too-short Dress to Skirt

Between the age of 15 and 16, I grew about 6 inches and so I just have a bunch of dresses at home that are just too short. They are super cute and I love their fabric and patterns, but when I try them on they cover about half my butt and no more. So what better to do than to transform these dresses into skirts? I still get the cute patterns, and by lowering the waistline, they are now an appropriate and comfortable length!

This specific dress was a hand me down from my sister and has a beautiful grey lace fabric with lavender lining. Originally, I was planning on turning it into a two piece cropped dress (a la Taylor Swift), but it didn’t look right after I separated the pieces.  Continue reading