similar to what I did in the kitchen and which has worked swimmingly thus far),
Confession: this sewing project wasn't so much about sewing as it was my discovery of Stitch Witchery. Oh my word, that stuff is like the crack cocaine of the sewing arts! I hemmed the entire skirt with it and only sewed on the binding and velcro around the top.
It's so easy and addictive that I whipped up a no-sew runner for the bathroom shelf too, in less than 10 minutes.