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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, 03.46 AMby cantare

    A lot less than fabric as I only buy when something really catches my eye or to match and item’s fabric. About $40-50 each year…much less than all of my yardage.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.42 AMby jpwl

    I spend around $300.00 per year on average.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.40 AMby lorijbosch

    I don’t spend alot on notions, I try to use what I have and what is given to me. $30.00 a year

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.38 AMby Courtney Lewis

    I’ve been stocking up on quilting basics like rulers, etc. so this number might be more inflated than in other years, but probably around $200.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.37 AMby barbaragharper

    I don’t usually track the cost – it might scare me if I did. Guessing $100 at least. Happy Holiday to everyone!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.26 AMby kallers

    I would guess around $50 or less. I’ve lucked out recently and found a lot of notions at garage sales!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.26 AMby limer

    I’ve only started sewing. But based on the last two months, in which I spent about $5-$10, I would spend between 30 to 50 dollars per year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.15 AMby inspirehope

    About $25 dollars. I buy when I need needle, thread and buttons.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.12 AMby grammaheh1

    I love all kinds of sewing notions! I can’t resist them! It would be hard to say how much I spend on them, but probably about $100 a year. This would be a fantastic prize package for anyone! Gail

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.05 AMby sweetheadz

    i spend about $1000 a year on sewing

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.59 AMby mich22

    Between $ 50-75 (CAD).

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.56 AMby michpitts

    Probably about $20? I try to use things already in my stash, or to reuse notions off pieces I’m upcycling.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.47 AMby rumple-mintz

    More than I think I do! Between $100-$200 a year, depending on how broke I am.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.44 AMby whatevs

    I would say I spend between $50-100 a year. I try to stock up on things like thread and zippers when they’re on sale, otherwise my total would definitely be more!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.43 AMby rebshabur

    I would guess around $200 to $250, but I may be way off!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.29 AMby adkhiker92

    Probably around $50 max. I’m a broke college student =/

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.29 AMby jlbucha

    I recieved a $200 gift card for JoAnn Fabrics last year and I only purchased notions with it. If it hadnt of been for that, I would of never belived I could spend that much. Notions add up quickly when you sew as much as I do. But it is still a fun and worth while hobby and I love it.
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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.22 AMby suz123

    I guess around $50

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.21 AMby melaniec

    Probably about Aus$100. I try to stock up on trims at OpShops whenever they have sewing bits and pieces and then splurge on expensive ones for special projects.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.16 AMby AmandaD84

    I can’t be certain ($3 here and there can add up quickly!) but I imagine around $50-$75 a year

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.11 AMby suezanna

    I don’t spend a lot becauswe I make do with what I have. I do, however, like to buy vintage notions to decorate my sewing room when I get it done. With all my boys grown and gone, I can devote an entire room to sewing and crafts, so I am gathering lots of wonderful old sewing notions to make it fabulous to look at as well as wonderful to work in. I spend between $50 and $100 a year. Unless I find a fantastic vintage toy sewing machine and I might splurge.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.10 AMby dalmattica

    Probably about $150 to $200, mostly on vintage, antique, and modern cool-looking buttons.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.09 AMby Susie Heintz

    I spend atleast $400 yearly.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.08 AMby efgh

    Not that much. Probably not much more than 20-30 pounds in a year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.08 AMby veldmangirl

    I estimate about $400 a year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.02 AMby corinneski

    I spend heaps on notions and gizmos to help me with my sewing each year. I would guess I spend about $100+ and then another $300-$400 on fabrics (gee, and I thought I sewed to save money!). Anyway, I don’t care about the money, I’m happy to have well fitting, original clothes that suit me and my lifestyle together with the satisfaction of knowing that I made them.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.01 AMby hands-of-gold

    i don’t really keep track - when i need something, i just go out and buy it - i would guess hundreds? i would love to win your notions!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.00 AMby bluewillow

    I probably spend under $200 a year on notions. I have a large stash of zippers, thread, needles, and other notions. Many are from my dear mother’s sewing room. Others are from garage sales or friends who know I am always looking for fabric and notions.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.00 AMby tapgirl

    Hmmm – I’d really hate to think – I think people are under estimating – when you consider interfacing alone plus everything else my conservative estimate would be $600 (AUD).

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.59 AMby joybird

    Hmm. Good question. Maybe about $75. Mostly in thread, buttons, and zippers.

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