|Oooo, fits niiice... LIES!|
|Ah, if only that waist were in the same place my actual waist is...|
The bodice ended up meeting at the waist, in front, but not over the bust, so after letting seams out, and more cursing, I added an overlap to the CF. This will be covered in trim, and at least now the bodice will close!
Not my ideal, but at least it is working now.
Here it is with half the skirt roughly pinned on, and a sleeve stuck up there to see how it will look. Though all night was spent battling, and my fingers are raw, the thing appears to be working, yay!