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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.

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

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.37 PMby Shadab Tahir

    I think for me it goes up to 150 to 200 doller per year

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.33 PMby marijana17

    I would say that I spend between $100 – $200.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.32 PMby serenity09

    I spend around $50-$100 a year on notions, i get them mostly on sale.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.27 PMby lennert

    No idea but it’s probably a lot…

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.05 PMby lbeaglegirl

    i probably spend around $150ish a year on zippers, elastic, bias tape, velcro, thread and all of the other notions..

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.56 PMby tepyln

    I spend $200+ easy…….I don’t have to use it, just buy it, right? Lol

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.46 PMby momob

    I’d guess around $60-70 dollars American would normally be about right. That would be for patterns, thread (awfully expensive!) and zippers. I got a big pack of rotary cutting blades for half price this year because I use coupons, which are a huge help! I will in some years spring for something really special if it will be used a lot. I am on Social Security fixed income now so I have to be careful, but Clover makes some of my most favored tools, especially my awl and my seam ripper!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.41 PMby latulipenoire

    I would say anywhere between $300-$800 depending on where my husband is stationed.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.36 PMby kkhb

    I spend probably around 40€ a year I guess. But I’m terrible at estimating these things.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.35 PMby pdriggs

    I probably spend about $200. It saves me much more than that!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.35 PMby daisylynn

    gosh, that’s so hard to estimate. Maybe about 100-200 Euros. Somewhere in between, probably.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.24 PMby karian

    i spend about 100 dollars last year

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.19 PMby tryxfailxrepeat

    Probably somewhere in the ballpark of $50-$100 a year, I try to use what I already have in my stash, but there are usually times where I want a certain style or color of button or thread that I don’t already have in my stash.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.16 PMby imogens

    Oh my, I shudder to think on it! Far too much, certainly in the hundreds of dollars (Australian)! Hopefully it will slow down over time when I have acquired all the essentials. I really find with many notions though that it’s best not to skimp. Pins, for example, can be costly, but high-quality pins are much more pleasant to use and are less likely to mark my fabric.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.16 PMby kessrien

    Maybe € 25?

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.13 PMby nenasew

    Its hard to guess because I usually stockpile my needles, threads elastic, etc. I would say a couple of hundred dollars. Yikes! I didnt want to face this truth. :-)

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    Dec 24, 2010, 12.09 PMby FaithKnowles

    I don’t keep track of what I spend. It may make me worry about having too many notions.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 11.55 AMby jpusel

    Hmmm probably $50-100

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    Dec 24, 2010, 11.48 AMby Adrienne Hendrix

    I have spent over $500.00 on notions just since September of this year. I know it sounds like a lot but when you are making purses for lots of people who want different fabric you have to match a lot of stuff to them. But at least now I have a wonderful array of thread colors to choose from, but most of the items that I have purchased were used on projects so it is time to replenish….don’t tell my husband…LOL.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 11.47 AMby tanieemmons

    I sew whenever I get a chance but I probably spend about $200 a year on stuff other than fabrics.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 11.46 AMby eha

    a 100$ a year i think

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    Dec 24, 2010, 11.25 AMby ruthw

    Depending on what I am sewing, I reckon I spend between 40 and 80 dollars a month. So somewhere between 500 and about 800 dollars a year. But I have been building up my supply of once-only purchases such as pinking shears and hip curves, etc. for the last two years.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 11.24 AMby bttn

    I spend probabily $200 a year on notions

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    Dec 24, 2010, 11.23 AMby strix

    If I had to put a figure on it, it would probably be about £150, I love sewing

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    Dec 24, 2010, 10.51 AMby himechan

    I think about $20ish?

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    Dec 24, 2010, 10.43 AMby Sabrina Wharton-Brown

    For myself, not very much — I’m very economical (not cheap though). That said, my mum and I run her shop called The Sewing Corner in Hornsea. This year, and during the beginning of next year, probably about £1000 – £2000 total for stock. We get high quality (Hemline mostly).

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    Dec 24, 2010, 10.37 AMby Echo Brooks

    Maybe fifteen to twenty bucks?

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    Dec 24, 2010, 10.35 AMby Jali Sews

    Not more than S$100 a year. My sewing notions get used up faster than my fabrics on the whole.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 10.14 AMby mury84

    I think no more than 50 €.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 10.11 AMby may-chu

    I would say…. up to a 100$

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