Individual Rivalry: IT& HERE! Great tutorial on a simple maxi skirt with exposed elastic waist. Also links up to a circle skirt tutorial for girls and women with good instructions on how to sew the elastic on.
cutting a circle skirt into degrees shapes the folds of the skirt. Circle skirt, a skirt cut in sections to make one or more circles with a hole for the waist, so the skirt is very full but hangs smoothly from the waist without darts, pleats, or gathers