I was delusional in thinking that I would finish Skirt Two tonight, but I have made progress. Skirt front and back are sewn together and ready to gather (ugh, hate that part). Oh, and pockets!!! Have a look:
I don’t know what I was so worried about with the bias tape. It’s easy if you preshape the curves. The pattern walked me through it – pin to ironing board in the shape you want, then steam press and let cool. Now I want to put it on everything!