The sewing was fairly straightforward. The skirt was made from 4 pieces so it was just a matter of sewing the centre front seam and two side seams and viola a skirt (well almost) The pockets needed their edges turning in and sewing onto the skirt body and there is a centre front pleat to contend with but with careful pinning and pressing it worked out fine.
Finally I needed to sort out the waist - to ensure the waist didn't stretch too much (it doesn't actually have a waistband) I needed to baste a length of seam binding along the inside waist edge. Then I made ties and attached those to either side of the skirt at the waist edge. Once the top edge was turned in, hemmed and top-stitched it all looked nice and neat.
All that was left was to make a couple of small belt carriers to sit on either side seam at the waist and to finish the bottom hem.
I really should have taken more construction photos as I was sewing as I'm sure it would have been more interesting than just reading my description, but when I started sewing I didn't realise I was going to be writing a blog! Another lesson learned!