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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 24, 2010, 10.07 AMby artepart

    I spend around 180 dollar on notions a year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 10.03 AMby Laura Bolčina

    Around $70, maybe a little more.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 09.54 AMby margabisa

    I think i spend between 350 euros and 500 euros, only for notions ! This is the price for good quality products that will match very well with the fabric, and that will last in time !

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    Dec 24, 2010, 09.54 AMby flowergirl3

    I spend about $500 a year on sewing supplies, depending on projects. I spend about $150 on notions only, not including fabric. I try to keep costs down by buying most fabric and buttons on ebay. I buy other fabric, zippers, ribbons and trim at local fabric stores.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 09.43 AMby thefourloves

    i’m new to sewing, so i mostly raid my mother’s stash of fabic and notions. she, however, owns a quilt shop, and seems to spend every penny she makes on notions.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 09.30 AMby meiissi

    Must be about 200€ a year for clothing without calculating buttons, which are sometimes incredibly expensive and sometimes a bargain. For bags and accessories it must be even more because riveting and cording are more expensive.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 09.12 AMby soaringviola

    Not very much I guess, some sewing needles for machine and hand stitching and other small stuff – I guess less than 50 Euro. But maybe I should use these things more – last year a bought an item to make bias tape from fabric stripes – what a georgous tool!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 09.01 AMby von-nation

    I have only started to sew and I am finding out quickly that notions are important! I am learning the hard way because all my sewing items are everywhere and I often lose pins, needles, buttons etc because I have kids under the age of 3.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.59 AMby hunchback

    Roundabout 200 €

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.58 AMby watatoe

    I probably spend between $125 to $150 on sewing supplies and notions per year. I sometimes have to laugh because I have so many notions…..but then when I start another project, I find there is something else I need that I don’t have.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.47 AMby chiefrn

    I say I most likely spend about $75 to $100 a year. I never regret any of my purchases and even if my stash of supplies continues to pile up…you never know when your going to need it!!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.44 AMby rita61

    About $240…….some are in ‘inventory’ :-)

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.38 AMby kylawithstyla

    I suspect this years price is inflated as I only began to sew again this year, so there where many notions that were bought out of necessity (also I should mention I did buy a new sewing machine) Therefore this years price will not be a reflection of next years. I probably spend easily over $600. OH My please don’t tell anyone.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.35 AMby zeegang

    I’ve just started sewing over the past year, so a bit to get set up, between $150-$200 US. But 2011 won’t be so expensive as I have set myself up.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.35 AMby mattie411

    Well I’m pretty new to the sewing world but this year I’ve spent around 100 so far. I made all my bridesmaid dresses!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.24 AMby crazybydesign

    Somewhere around $150 if I took out all those receipts and tallied them! I’m a gadget lover on top of wanting good quality tools, so Clover is one of my favorite companies. They have the coolest stuff from reusable pattern templates to pom pom makers!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.13 AMby kricka

    I would say about $100 per year, but it’s hard to say. Next year I think I will exceed that amount big time!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.07 AMby plutosan

    I know that I’ve spent at least $35. I mostly use what I already have and try not to spend so much.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.06 AMby francesca omorogbe

    i probably spend about $300 a year on sewing notions alone

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.06 AMby francesca omorogbe

    i probably spend about $300 a year on sewing notions alone

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.06 AMby plutosan

    I know that I’ve spent at least $35. I mostly use what I already have and try not to spend so much.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.06 AMby francesca omorogbe

    i probably spend about $300 a year on sewing notions alone

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    Dec 24, 2010, 07.50 AMby queenvanilla

    700 sek (60 dollar) I think. I have gone crazy on buttons the last year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 07.47 AMby demondarkchild

    I have no idea, but it isn’t much. I have inherited most of my notions and I scavenge for most of my zippers and buttons. It probably marks up to around 25-30 dollars a year, maybe. Cosplaying on a budget is tough.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 07.32 AMby loyl8

    not including fabric about $200 dollars or so. I do try to get stuff from the thrift store to resuse like buttons and zippers. This package from clover would be fantastic!!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 07.14 AMby sewbit44

    I average around $500/yr, I think. Since I stock up at the half price sales, it’s a little difficult to keep track.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 07.05 AMby psychorat

    Around 200 Euros. Mostly thread, zippers and ribbons. I never noticed how that adds up.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 07.04 AMby dlebrun

    I have a fatal weakness for nifty notions. I make a lot of historical and sci-fi/fantasy costumes, as well as my own and some of my husbands clothes so any thing that makes that look better, and sew easier, I will try; if I have the money. I seem to be the maverick in my sewing group so I tend to explore the new stuff and pass on my opinion. I would have to say even with the highly anticipated 50% off sale I still spend about $500-600 a year. Thats not including sewing, embroidery, or speciality threads.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 06.42 AMby nyki

    Probably about $150 a year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 06.29 AMby munchie66

    I would say between $15 and $50

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