Pattern: Simplicity 4045 - view C - skirt
Size: This pattern comes in sizes 6 to 14 - I made size 8.
Fabric: Chocolate brown linen/rayon blend from Fabric Mart.
Comments: I wanted a skirt to wear with the striped turquoise eyelet top and this pattern called my name. The skirt has pleats front and back which keep the waist and upper hip smooth and fitted. There is a side zipper (I chose to do use an invisible zipper as I like the clean line it provides) and a very small waistband.
Conclusion: I like this skirt - it is simple and easy. However, if I make it again, I will taper in a fair bit at the waist. The hips fit perfectly, but the skirt gapes at the waist, since I have a 12" difference between my waist and hips.