this skirt isn't from the same pattern - but it is very similar. it has an elastic waistband and a big ol' slit on the side. i used spiderweb fabric for the top, then a strip of one inch wide sturdy ribbon, and then some vertical pinstripe. the combination of the patterns and textures worked out really well. bought the fabric from a fabric store in my town for about 7$ a yard. it's a fun skirt to wear!