{Fabulous Friday DIY} Update Your Old Maxi Dress

Hey guys,

Coming by with a fun High/Low DIY dress that is very easy to do. Anyone can create this look, all you need is an old maxi dress that you want to change and give a new look to.


Your maxi dress, a ruler, fabric scissors, marking chalk, and a sewing machine.


Lay your dress flat and measure from the hem to the highest point you want your high/low to start. Use the side seam as a guide for where you want your highest point to be placed.


Once you mark your spot. Fold the dress at the center of the mark and lay flat.


From your marked point, draw a curve line downward to the hem towards the side seam.


Cut out your marked line.


Sew 1/4″ hem to clean the edge and you are all done!

Perfect for any date night or girls night out.  Hope you give it a try. If you do, let me know how it goes! Have fun and a great weekend!



4 thoughts on “{Fabulous Friday DIY} Update Your Old Maxi Dress

  1. Erin Kelly says:

    i lovelovelove you for making this. i have this old For All Mankind denim dress, and the hem is mid calf. eww. so i wanted to make it a high low, i looked it up, and i looked this page over and i thought it was perfect! But, I’ve heard that with denim, you have to do something else to the hem, it has to be cut and sewn differently, is that true? If so, could you please tell me what to do, i’d love it if you could 🙂

    • Daniela Tabois says:

      I think that you can still create this look with your denim dress. If I were you I would cut the hem and fray the edge with sandpaper and throw them in the wash for a distress look. Kind of like the cut off shorts that trending right now. Hope that helps.

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