National Lace Day - October 1
Sat, Oct 1, 2022

National Lace Day

National Lace Day is an amazing celebration dedicated to elegant fabric, its deep history and honoring the masters of production. Lace hasn’t failed any beauty yet, whether it’s sexy lingerie or a dream wedding dress. This is a win-win option to look beautiful and gentle in any situation.

History

National Day is celebrated on October 1, but who created it is not known. In any case, we can say a big thank you to him! The very origin of the fabric is also shrouded in secrets: historians still cannot agree on a common opinion.

According to some reports, lace appeared in Italy in 1943 in the Milanese Sforza family. However, there were also earlier references, for example, from the 16th century. Lace was used not only for clothing, but also for decorating houses, upholstery, and toys. In the 1800s, the fabric was considered prestigious, rich ladies took care of its integrity.

Now lace is just as valuable. Production technologies have changed, so the fabric has acquired excellent technical characteristics that extend the life of the product. Not only companies, but also many needlewomen around the world are creating magical things!

Interesting facts

Amazing things:

  • earlier, fish bones were used instead of pins in lace;
  • the creation of fabrics is not only the prerogative of women. Men also successfully created beautiful products;
  • there is knitted lace – a hook and knitting needles are used to create;
  • one of the most expensive types is French Chantilly lace. The wedding dress of Kate Middleton (Prince William’s wife) was decorated by him;
  • one of the most famous lace museums was opened in 1972 in Bruges;
  • the craft is considered one of the most resistant to progress.

How to celebrate

On National Lace Day, it’s best to go to the flea market and find a unique piece of lace! Usually such places are rich in antique products. You can gather loved ones and arrange a fashion show, organize a competition. In some cities there are master classes where a specialist will teach the craft even to a beginner – visit them!

When is National Lace Day in 2022?

National Lace Day is observed on October 1 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Saturday October 1 2022
Sunday October 1 2023
Tuesday October 1 2024
Wednesday October 1 2025
Thursday October 1 2026