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Welcome to day 23 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win an awesome prize package from Clover. Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Friday, December 24th to be entered to win!

When it comes to sewing and quilting, Clover is your number one source for reliable, high-quality tools. From our popular Nancy Zieman line of products to the eco-friendly bamboo notions and a wide array of needles, pins, marking tools, accessories, scissors, and more, Clover has it all! Experience the Clover difference. You’ll be glad you did.

Clover Prize Package: Total Retail Value, $197.90

Package Includes:
Stack ’n Stitch Thread Tower, $36.95
Trace ’n Quilt Template, Lone Star Collection, $24.95
Trace ’n Quilt Template, Dresden Plate 7 Fan Collection, $24.95
Trace ’n Create Bag Template, Florida Tote Collection, $19.95
Sort ’n Store, for machine needles, $12.95
Sort ’n Store, for hand sewing needles, $12.95
Trace ’n Mark Extra Thick Marker, water-erasable, $6.75
Trace ’n Mark Extra Thick Marker, air-erasable, $6.75
Brush Eraser, $5.00
Wrap ’n Fuse Piping, 3/16", 6 yds, $13.25
Wrap ’n Fuse Piping, 12/32", 2.2 yds, $10.95
Wrap ’n Fuse Piping, 12/32", 6 yds., $22.50

Comment to Win: How much do you spend a year on sewing supplies, notions only, not including fabric?

Congratulations to earthenwings who won the burda style magazine subscription!


This giveaway is sponsored by Clover


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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.43 PMby wzrdreams

    Oooooo… good question and great give away! I am always tempted by the wall of Clover products at one of my local notions shops.

    I do buy quite a bit of notions each year, but I haven’t been keeping track. I know that I spend around atleast $500 annually on fabric (probably more) but I think I spend less on notions. A lot of my projects don’t require expensive notions, just some elastic or fusible interfacing. However, my more advanced projects this year have all had RiRi zippers, which at $12 each have quickly added up…. so far I’ve purchased 5 of those, so $60 just on awesome zippers. I also bought some new scissors, a tailors ham, a bunch of needles, new marking pens, lots of thread, cone thread for my serger, a bunch of NICE buttons…. I would say around $200 is a good guess for notions purchases this year.

    Wow, this is an expensive hobby. Good thing it’s so much fun and so practical!

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.41 PMby matilda116

    I spend $200 easy a year on notions.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.41 PMby annsunny

    I don’t keep track either. I will guesstimate around $150 per year.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.37 PMby lakaribane

    Ugh, I seriously don’t keep track. This year, maybe $50 because I travelled to the US and wanted to stock up on hard-to-find things. Usually I buy more than I need because the notions store is not close at hand so it’s a planned trip. (Obviously, fabric shopping is always more fun and expensive than notions, LOL!)

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.36 PMby dol

    I find notions are difficult to estimate, they aren’t cheap (especially threads!) and in the end you can end up spending on them a lot more than you would have tought. I would say that I spend an average between 100 and 200 euros per year.
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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.34 PMby anneeza

    I spend approximately 10dolar a month for consumable sewing notion like zippers, threads, bias tapes and elastics. Then that would be 120dolar per year.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.33 PMby tmachan

    Maybe $100 a year.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.27 PMby bethdishong

    I have a rather large inventory of many notions but I do sew approximately 10-12 hours per week on a couple of different projects at a time so, I do need to purchase some project specific notions. I would say I spend around $800 per year on notions.

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.21 PMby meseide

    I guess about 50€.

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