The Freestyle Gathered SKIRT is just that! It's freestyle and fun to wear and the gathers give it a cute feminine style. Elastic waistband offers a comfortable fit and it's made to wear low-rise. Falls just below the knee. This is a LEVEL 2 pattern. Our LEVEL 2 patterns are for young sewers who have sewn some small projects but want to get into something bigger. Visit our website to determine your sewing level, find great sewing tips and more! www.MaggieElizabethDesigns.com View a video to see how simple it is to assemble our patterns. Copy and paste this link into your web browser to watch. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfmL57U7msI&feature=plcp NOTE: Our PDF Patterns are best understood when printed in color. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Sew a straight line on your sewing machine Backstitch Iron Finish raw edges with either a zig-zag stitch or overlock stitch Machine baste This pattern will give thorough instructions on how to add gathers SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Ladies sizes S -- X-Large Fits hip sizes 35" -- 46" To find the measurement for your hips, wrap a flexible measuring tape around the fullest part of your hip area.