The first is a basic miniskirt.
It looks a lot longer on the dressform than it is on me.
The second is lolita type princessy skirt.
Add a curved waistband for a better fit or to turn a dress into a skirt.
Triple-Layer gothic lolita skirt
Simple Midsummer's Night Dream Skirt
Simply beautifull skirt, (and very easy to make)
It's easier than it looks!!!