102 STAT. 2274
PUBLIC LAW 100-466—OCT. 3, 1988
Public Law 100-466 100th Congress Joint Resolution Oct. 3, 1988 [H.J. Res. 580]
To designate the month of September 1988 as "National Sewing Month".
Whereas the sewing industry annually honors the approximately ninety million people who sew at home and the approximately forty million people who sew at least part of their wardrobe; Whereas the home sewing industry generates over $3,500,000,000 annually for the economy of the United States; and Whereas innumerable careers in fashion, retail merchandising, design, pattern making, and textiles have had their beginnings in the home and in elementary school home economics classes: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the month of September 1988 is designated "National Sewing Month", and the President is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe that month with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved October 3, 1988.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 580: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988): Aug. 9, considered and passed House. Sept. 23, considered and passed Senate.