I had to shorten it about two inches to fall where it does in the picture (just below my knee). I made it out of a wonderful purple cotton fabric that has a bit of stretch to it.
Here it is with the blouse:
And here's a fun shot:
I did my hair up with criss-crossing braids:
The best part (besides having a lovely purple skirt to match my blouse) is that I think I have enough of the purple fabric left to make the matching jacket from the pattern. Which of course, will lead to making a new blouse (like the one in the pattern). The possibilities are endless!