Thanks for all the appreciation, pals! It is so nice to be able to come here and share successes and be inspired.
cute_anarchy: Here these are called Goodwill "outlet" stores. I don't know if they exist outside of portland?
3littlechicks: I did this pillowcase skirt different than the standard way of using the pillow opening for the bottom edge. To feature this print I used the pillowcase on its side, which also allowed a little more bum room, and leg walking room for that matter.
Here is an attempt to illustrate. I cut approximately along the red (diagonal) lines to create a front and back. I made sure the width at the top was 1/2 my hip measurement + a seam allowance, to be sure it would fit over my hips.