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Convert short dress to long dress | Easy DIY fashion tutorial

Convert short dress to long dress using this easy DIY fashion tutorial.

A few weeks back one of my cousins asked me for a hand in doing some alterations to one of the dresses she had. She wanted to know how to convert short dress to long dress and she wanted to do it easily. This is a situation that any of us would come across on a day to day life. The solution to this problem is pretty simple. I thought of sharing it with you as it can help you too.

A short dress when transformed using this easy DIY will look like these gowns (right and left). We can easily transform short dresses to long dresses without having to cut and stitch with the help of this DIY shortcut, I am going to share here for you.

Easy DIY fashion tutorial: How to convert short dress to long dress!

Convert short dress to long dress | Short maxi dress image 1

A  Ladies Long Sleeve Bodycon Short Mini Dress like this one can be transformed into a long dress which will look like a trumpet dress or a mermaid dress. The first thing you are going to need for this DIY is a Long maxi skirt which is either flared, pleated or mermaid cut. Like the skirts in the images down here.

How-to-do Sketches Illustrating the outfit!

convert short dress to long dress | hijab fashion blog | style hack drawing 2

In this easy DIY tutorial, I am going to explain two different ways to achieve two different fabulous looks that will save a lot of money and effort.

  1. Transform to a mermaid dress 

If you want to transform a short dress to a mermaid dress, you need to wear the skirt first. Then wear the short dress over it. It will look like a perfect long evening gown.(Look 1) And you are all set to go to a party.

  1. Transform to a maxi skirt dress

If you want to transform your short dress into a maxi skirt dress you should wear the short dress first. Then wear the skirt over it. Style the dress with a fancy belt over the hip where the skirt joins the dress. Here you go with your beautiful skirt dress. (Look 2).

These two looks are like the ones in the sketches given down here. Check them out. Isn't it a simple and easy do-it-yourself style hack? And believe me. This will save a lot of effort that you will put in to look gorgeous for a special occasion.

With the help of these shortcuts, you can easily convert your short dress into a mind- blowing long evening gown. You can save some money without much effort by making an evening gown without having to actually buy a new one. You may already own one which you can simply convert to a dress using this DIY.

Or you can get a beautiful  casual long sleeve cocktail mini Dress and the long maxi pleated flared casual beach skirt which you can transform into a beautiful dress later for an occasion.

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Sajna Abdul Rasheed

Hi there! I am Sajna😀. Welcome to All Things Hijab.🤗 Thank you somuch for stopping by. Let me tell you a small story on how All Things Hijab was born. I started writing this blog in 2017 to motivate and empower other hijabis by sharing my thoughts and creative ideas. Exploring and experimenting with hijab styles and outfit ideas is something I love to do. So I thought, why not share these with other hijabis like me and help them with their fashion and lifestyle. Thats how it all started. Sometimes I sketch my ideas to see how it looks. I do share my sketches here for you. I am a simple and fun-loving person with a great passion for hijab fashion, hijabi lifestyle and in a nutshell, all things hijab. I am married and settled down in Dubai since 2011. I am a digital marketeer by profession. I have a beautiful daughter who is the joy and blessing of my life. Follow me on social media here.

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