Corrections Made to My Charles de Blois Pourpoint Pattern Book

The pattern book cover

Dear Readers! I’m full of posts this week, aren’t I? And this particular post is long overdue. I have finally corrected two large errors in my Charles de Blois pourpoint pattern book, available on The corrections are as follows: The page on which I explain the making of points had misinformation. I stated that […]

New tutorial lite: Drafting a grande assiette-style upper sleeve from measurements

Grande assiette geometry for drafting

Another workshop I held during my California trip was on the topic of fitting a grande assiette sleeve in the style of the Charles de Blois pourpoint. I did a quick demo on draping the upper sleeve directly on the body, followed by instructions for drafting the upper sleeve, gores and all, with measurements. I […]