Sewing Individual Rivalry: IT'S 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.
lace insert in top photo tutorial BASICALLY in a nutshell here…buy a tee…buy some lace…pin the lace to back of tee. Sew lace on the tee. Cut out fabric that is under the lace, but leave about and inch to sew back to the sides for stability.