The pattern is super simple: the back is one panel, and the front is three panels, sewn together to make a large box pleat in the front. There are facings for the waistline. I have just enough of a wool-look polyester houndstooth to get all the pieces, but not to lengthen the skirt. The pattern is size 16, which is one size up from my usual 14, but I made it with no alterations because the chart on the back said it was the right size for me.
I did a good job with the facings that finish the waist: first lining the facing pieces with some of the polkadot cotton I had used in the blouse, then sewing the facing to the waist, then tacking the facing down at the seams and inside pleats.
I used more of the white polkadot cotton for the hem, binding the bottom edge before turning it up and sewing it in place with the blind hem stitch.
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