For a pencil skirt, you’re going to want a relatively strong fabric. It also helps if the fabric has some stretch to it. Stretch twill works well. A heavier non-stretch fabric would also work. You can even use a thicker t-shirt knit or spandex, especially if you don’t want to fuss with a zipper and
This is a tube top style top with a contoured bust section that makes a little more form fitting than a plain old tube top.
contour bust top by SmarmyClothes.com
At the end of the tutorial, there’s a variation for a ruffle bust, which looks like this:
ruffle bust dress by