Did you make a muslin first or go straight to your fashion fabric? If you are still in the muslin stage, it would be easy to get rid of some of the ease in the bottom so that the dart isn;t too big.
Shebear, I haven't tossed it yet, but I don't think it's salvagable. I made it using this pattern and the shoulders are so wide that they keep falling off.
I made up a couple more pencil skirts.
Thanks Wahine! It helps to live in Florida. We get all the tropical, alligator and flamigo prints. lol I actually found a great one the other day with key limes on it.