Step 1. Using the skirt pattern and chalk or disappearing ink, mark where the pleats on the front and back skirt pieces should be.
2. Sew pleats in your fabric. To do this, fold your fabric so that the lines at the top of each rectangle meet each other and sew down the line. Do not sew horizontally. That's just for reference.
To find out how to attach the pockets and the side seams go here.