Lace Event Germany: 56. Plauener Spitzenfest 2015, June 12-14, 2015

56. Plauener Spitzenfest 2015
Organizers: The City of Plauen, Verin Plauener Spitzenfest c.V.
Plauener Spitze-museum e.V. Plauen
Dates:  June 12-14, 2015
Flyer:   Plauen_flyer_spfest_2015
Website: – an amazing source of information.
Information: Steffi Müller-Klug, 01 60 / 92 58 82 06,

Plauen is home to a longstanding machine lace industry, and it has an excellent lace museum. There are many events in this venerable festival, such as:
– The 2nd Textilmarkt in the courtyards of the Vogtlandmuseums. They are playing host to Finnish artist Tarmo Thorström from Rauma.
– Children’s Flea Market
– Swap meet at the Plauen Lace Museum
– Selection of the Plauen Lace Princess
– Many sports and music events; this is a celebration for the entire city.
– A special badge based on the work of e.o.plauen (see the comment below by Zyiacus).

Plauen     Plauen map

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5 Responses to Lace Event Germany: 56. Plauener Spitzenfest 2015, June 12-14, 2015

  1. Zyriacus says:

    This gem of Plauener Spitze commemorates the cartoonist e.o.plauen (aka Erich Ohser) and his unforgettable main characters “Vater und Sohn” (father and son).

  2. lacenews says:

    Amazing! E. O. Plauen was the pseudonym of Erich Ohser (March 18, 1903 – April 5, 1944). Read his amazing story at

  3. Holly says:

    If you are interested in the making of the batch – please look at our blog. The text is in german, but there are also a lot of pictures and a small Video. Enjoy it.

  4. Andreas says:

    the above article about the making of the patch moved to:

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