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Welcome to day seven of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a $100 Gift Card from Mood Fabrics! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Wednesday, December 8th to be entered to win!

With fashion changing faster than the seasons, Mood Designer Fabrics has continued to stay one step ahead of its competitors. While being actively involved in the latest in cultural Crazes, including reality television programs like Project Runway and The Apprentice, as well as staying grounded in the traditions of honest customer service, Mood has transformed itself into a prosperous, well-established and growing business.


You will receive a $100 Gift Card that you can use to shop for anything you like, anytime you want, online at MoodFabrics.com. You can also use the Gift Card in our store during regular business hours.

Comment to Win: How much do you spend on sewing projects per year?

Congratulations to aega who won the Gingher Dressmaker’s Shears!

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This giveaway is sponsored by Mood Fabrics

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.59 PMby eerieturnip

    Depending on the project I can spend between £0- £100 as I always include some recycled content. On average I’d say I spend about £350 a year.

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.59 PMby whiturek

    I am lucky enough to have inherited a lot of wonderful fabrics and notions from my Grandmother. Although, after getting married this year and making kilts and flower girl dresses and buying a home…I would say I have spent about $800 this year on sewing projects.

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.58 PMby Ivana Krejci

    I usually buy second hand fabric but also buy a lot at retail price. I would say around a thousand a year.

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.55 PMby gerwerken

    I actually have no idea how much I spend on my sewing projects, but it is probably much less than most people that sew as much as I do. I reuse a lot of fabric, and do a lot material shopping at thrift shops. That said, I probably spend between $5 and $30 per project, and do several projects every month.

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.55 PMby meka

    I’m a beginner so I haven’t spent too much. So far this year I’ve probably spent a couple hundred bucks but that’s because I made the cutest Halloween costumes for my 2 nieces and nephew. I’ve been wanted to buy from Mood so this would give me the perfect excuse! Thanks!

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.54 PMby ashchaser

    There really is no telling, since this is my major at MTSU it could be anywhere from 500-1,000 per semester from all of the tools, books, notions, and thrifted fabric I go through! Wow that seems kind of sad when I type it out….

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.53 PMby mbraden

    I usually get my fabric second hand so maybe around a couple hundred. It would be really nice to get my hands on something from this decade:)

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.53 PMby mmcallister

    I spend way more than I should! I probably spend several hundred dollars a year on sewing. Its mostly on fabric and patterns. I would love a shopping trip to mood!

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.47 PMby nenasew

    I spend about $100 in fabrics, thread and supplies in a monthbut not every month. The thing is that I have a closet full of lovely fabrics that need to be sewn. When I see a lovely fabric and the price is right, I buy it.

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.43 PMby firenice468

    I was lucky enough to costume design an operetta at my university and was given a fantastic budget ($1200), with which I made six frilly victorian gowns…if only my personal budget was so generous! In general I’d say I spend about $100 a year on sewing, though would love the time and cash to do more. (I am planning a trip to Mood in NYC over the New Year and would DIE for this gift card!)

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.42 PMby Jane Coombs

    I probably spend a couple of hundred dollars. Maybe more. there is a lot of stuff that nickels and dimes you. Anyway good investment.

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.39 PMby mixtlii

    I try to keep it low, but it’s pretty hard… I’d say I spend around 20€ a month, and some extra depending on the months… 300€ a year probably!

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.37 PMby danny5280

    Since I purchased a sewing machine this year – probably my total is around $900.

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    Dec 7, 2010, 02.32 PMby seventy7sunflowers

    As this is my first year of doing sewing projects, I’ve probably spent around $400. I’ve been reading the sewing and craft blogs however and am hoping to be a bit smarter about my spending this year.

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