...So this was maybe not the smartest fabric choice for this design. (The swimmy visual effect of checks-on-checks is not quite as bad in real life, but I still could have thought this one through better.) I cut and partially assembled this around January or February when it was horribly out of season and just pulled it out of the UFO pile finished it up a few weeks ago. My love/hate with gingham continues; this has a gathered full circle skirt and it's nice and light. Bodice is lined in cotton to make it opaque and a bit more substantial.