The Rafiki skirt is an A-line skirt that flares at the bottom edge and has a drawstring waist. This is a great skirt pattern for beginner sewists. This skirt is made up of 8 panels. Each panel has 7 fabrics in it. They are first strip pieced and then cut into 8 separate panels. All instructions are included. You will make one pattern piece according to a formula. A perfect fit just for your body. Really easy to do. It's the African way to make a pattern.