Then I was thinking, what if I had a nice, curved, fitted, bodice that stopped just under my chest?
Sort of like this:
And THEN I was thinking, I could imagine being able to make a ruched top, to come up out of the bodice, if it were supposed to be kind of puffy, it might not be hard to make it fit enough. Something like this:
OMG and I could make it in three separate pieces and I think I know how... I could use the corset pattern pieces I've been working on...