I've been making pencil skirts with different features. Both are high waisted because I find these comfortable - and they happen to be fashionable now. Both are winter skirts - heavyweight and lined, both are boot and shoe friendly.
This one is made from greenish cord with 6 panels, pockets and a top bodice section.
This one is made from a wool mix fabric with an attached belt which makes the figure look super curvy. The buckle came from a charity shop belt which I bought for 50p.
Charity shops - fabulous source for notions which are expensive new.
This skirt used a new lining technique which can be found in issue 150 of Threads if you have it.
I'll be demonstrating in the near future, how to make both of these skirt patterns expanding on