This 4-gore version is wider than the cowgirl skirt on purpose to emphasize the stripes. The stripes force the center front to become a seam as well.
It's too long right now, but her mommie said don't shorten it. I'm keeping it for length measurements, but I'm going to have to give it to her soon, as she immediately loved it.
(I wish Blogger would not chop off the right sides of photos at this size; if I use the smaller size the detail is often lost.)