"Grandma's Gingham" Dress Refashion

Okay so for some reason this print reminded me of a cute little old lady sitting in her rocking chair knitting a cozy sweater. My mind then started drifting to that Spongebob episode where he wanted to be treated as an adult and his grandma started to treat him as one, but he later regrets it. Random, I know, but that's a little piece of where I got the name inspiration from. 

I got this dress from the children's section at a thrift store for only $2! Yay for thrift stores! Seriously.

This is what the dress looked like before:

 1. Measure the sweep of the dress on one side. Double this number. Add 2 inches to this number. You'll see why later.

2. Cut out a rectangle like this: (not pictured)

-Width: The measurement from #1.
-Length: How much you want to lengthen the dress.

3. Zig Zag stitch (or serge if you have a serger) all around the fabric so it won't ravel.

4. Sew all along where the pins are at. Be sure to leave some extra fabric so you can close it up!

5. Sew the extra fabric.

6. Just hem it and you're done!

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