Medieval Martial Lovefest in Kalamazoo

This coming week is a busy one! I’m flying into Chicago on Wednesday and will then travel to Kalamazoo, Michigan with my beau to attend the 48th Annual International Congress on Medieval Studies held on Western Michigan University’s campus from Thursday May 9th through Sunday May 12th. Bright and early Thursday morning (8 AM), we’ll […]

Fourteenth Century Clothing Workshops in California

Fitting for 14th century Bust Support

On Saturday, April 13th, at Loyola Hall on the campus of Santa Clara University, I presented an afternoon of immersion into the tailoring of two famous French pourpoints dated to the fourteenth century: The Charles VI and the Charles de Blois. It is impossible to study fourteenth century clothing without paying at least some attention […]

Change to Bay Area Plans

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It appears more folks are interested in workshops/hands-on learning than in the lectures, so the offerings for the event at Santa Clara University on Saturday, April 13th is changed as follows: I will be presenting the Charles VI research, including my reproduction, as planned, followed by a grande assiette sleeve workshop. This will occur in […]

“Redressing What We Know”: slide-enhanced lectures in April

Loyola Hall, Santa Clara University

**UPDATE: The bust support and farsetto lectures are cancelled; in their stead there will be a grande assiette sleeve workshop. Please see the more recent blog post for details. Plans have firmed up for a day of lectures by Yours Truly to be held on the campus of Santa Clara University in Santa Clara , […]