DIY Lengthen a dress by adding trim

I just wanted to show you a very quick and easy way to lengthen a dress while adding a little flair to the hem.  I bought this dress from Anthropologie because I loved the wrap design and lightweight cotton shirting fabric for Spring and Summer.  However, it was way to short for comfort on my 5″10″ frame.  Also, I prefer to dress more modestly, so I decided to add some trim to the hem.  I went to Joann fabrics and bought 5 yards of pleated lace trim on sale (similar here).  I also scored the dress on sale, so the total cost for the trim and the dress were less than the original price of the dress!  I simply sewed the trim onto the hem by pinning the trim under the hem and topstitching along the bottom stich line on the dress.  I think it looks better than before.  What do you think?  Let me know in the comments below.

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