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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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    Nov 1, 2011, 02.40 AMby twosocks

    Somewhere around 150.00 a year.

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    Dec 29, 2010, 04.45 AMby sugarcookie

    I estimate I spend about $50 per month on my sewing. I know I should not cos I have lots in my collection that I am trying to use up!

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    Dec 28, 2010, 09.25 PMby mbmonkey

    Wow, I just started ramping up my sewing so I’d have to say that I spend $1,000 this year, hoping for lower amouts in years to come!

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    Dec 25, 2010, 03.38 PMby Anna Nguyen

    Austin, TX, temporarily in NYC, in the Garment District fabric stores!!!! :)

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    Dec 24, 2010, 10.34 PMby Holly Compton

    I usually spend around $25-40 but this yr. my hubby and kids surprised me with a new sewing machine for my birthday (last week) and I think we’ve already passed that budget!
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    Dec 24, 2010, 08.36 PMby Shalyn McFaul

    Oooooooooooooooooooooooooo…. $50-$75? I mean, that is including thread and trimmings, right?

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.48 PMby Trina Gallop

    Hmmm… hard to say… maybe $100-200 a year on notions?

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    Dec 24, 2010, 04.47 PMby sewlikeabee6

    $600.00 I am upgrading lots of stuff I am guessing on the price, I still have stuff to buy.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 04.35 PMby splendida

    I spend about 40 euro on notions but it depends from year to year. This set looks great and so perfect for my patchwork and quilting.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 04.33 PMby knuckleknuckle

    I probably spend around 10 to 20 dollars on sewing notions per year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 03.35 PMby roguemagnolia

    about $500 a year. yikes!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.46 PMby inaida

    I usually try to recycle all clothes but sometimes I spend money in a really great cut…and if I find a great pattern I don’t mind paying…so I think aprox. 250-300 € per year more or less

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.26 PMby chetange

    maybe $150

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.05 PMby mrsevande

    I would say on average $5 a mo. I don"t sew on the regular as much as I want to, maybe due to lack of confidence or just lack of the right tools. Since I stumbled on to this website however I look at clothing/and home decorating a lot differently and It has inspired me to do a lot more, and to be satisfied w/what I do.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.04 PMby trumbelina

    Maybe $50? Sewing is my entertainment expenditures, and I don’t do a tonne, so I don’t keep track!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 02.00 PMby lili123

    about 500$ a year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.56 PMby sarainspired

    I’ve sewn for years and have enjoyed every moment. I hope those people new to sewing read this – your project is only as good as the notions and tools you use. You could spend a fortune on fabric, but without pressing it correctly or using the right interfacing, it could all be lost. The past few years I think my notions spending has been about the same as my fabric spending, probably $500-$750 a year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.51 PMby simonewarrior

    I would say that easily I spend $200 and over…this not counting fabric at all! This give away would be awesome to win. My daughter (8 yr. old) is extactic about staring to sew and quilt. What she doesn’t know is that her father just bought her 1st sewing machine to get her started with. This isn’t a toy, this is the real deal. She did such a wonderful job with her Christmas hats she’s made for her grandparents that we just want to help encourage her on her passions. Here’s hoping that everyone is getting what they need this Christmas…..MERRY CHRISMAS EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.46 PMby photodoll

    I’m thinking anywhere from $40 to $150 a year…I love anything that will help with making my crafts…So when new things come out I will try them some I love and some I do not…

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.41 PMby jenyjenny

    I would say at least $350 to $400, a low estimate, on notions: i like to use packaged piping and fleece binding, and I use up lots of stabilizer material for machine embroidery. I use a lot of coupons and wait for sales to stock up. This gifty package looks interesting!

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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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