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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, 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 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, 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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    Dec 24, 2010, 06.26 AMby delicateetsaine

    I think I spend about 100 € / year. Like we say in french “Quand on aime, on ne compte pas.” Merry x-mas !

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    Dec 24, 2010, 06.19 AMby lummikat

    PS – I would love to win this. It looks like a fabulous assortment of useful items.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 06.18 AMby lummikat

    H-m-mm, I think I spend $240 a year easily, especially if you include items like cutting mats and paint.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 06.08 AMby melissaormonde

    I think I spend about $40

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.56 AMby irene23

    I don’t keep track but easily i spend $100 – $200 on notions per year. Notions are small but they add up!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.51 AMby lrm

    I would guess about $200…

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.48 AMby bigmacranch

    I probably spend around $150 a year. I’m a sucker for “new” or “improved” notions!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.44 AMby gedwoods

    I think I spend quite a lot … I’m always on the lookout for new “gadgets” than can improve my sewing life. Several hundred dolllars, for sure.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.42 AMby waterproofpanda

    my great aunt left a lot of sewing supplies and notions to me, so i haven’t had to spend much on these items over the years. on average, about $40 per year

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.40 AMby vbugge

    I don’t keep track, I know I spend a lot on thread and needles even though I do my best to hit the sales for them. I use a lot of vintage and re-used buttons and buy zippers and such from thrift stores when I can. I would estimate I still spend around $80 or so a year anyway.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.37 AMby ashley nicole

    maybe like 60 usd? it’s hard to guess, everything really adds up over the months.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.25 AMby rdejam

    I pick up notions just because in addition to what I need for a project. I spend at least $500 a year on notions alone. My name is Ruth and I am a hoarder…

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.23 AMby quilter59

    On notions only, I’m sure it’s less than $50. Now, fabric … that’s another story!

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