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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?

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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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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.55 AMby winnieh-1

    hmmmm I would guess about $250 to $300 but then I’m starting back up after many years away so I have accumulate the enviable stock piles many others have.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.52 AMby Carolyn Buzzard

    I would guesstimate that I invest $100+ in a year. I already have a large stash, but I always find something else to add on my trips out.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.50 AMby NancyLachut

    I think I can easily spend $250 a year. I LOVE rulers and triangles, then when you add in stabilizers, specialty buttons, and all the other needs that go into sewing and quilting . . . . It adds up. Must remember the little gadget tools too. I LOVE the yo-yo makers.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.44 AMby melonhead

    Hmm…I’m guessing at least $100 a year. It’s probably more than that, but I don’t really want to think about it. Haha. ;)

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.44 AMby moldybean6

    I keep loosing my invisible zipper foot to my machine…so I am spending about 50 to 70 dollars a year!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.41 AMby gaylee1949

    Three hundred probably. But much more on fabric altho I have NO business buying more fabric!

    Gail D.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.38 AMby cornellgirl

    Probably less than $150. Notions are the kind of thing you can get a lot of for comparatively little money — especially using coupons at JoAnn!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.36 AMby teamydear

    One year I spent 70 dollars on buttons in a beautiful shop in New York :)

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.36 AMby erdronen

    I have lots of notions, but most of them were bought in my first year or so. I would say I maybe spend $50 a year… maybe that’s wishful thinking :) Fabric on the other hand…

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.35 AMby joyk

    I’ve been sewing for a while so I have a lot of supplies already. I would guess I spend about $40-50 on notions a year.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.31 AMby lunatepetal

    probably around $200…. not sure, I never keep track…!

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.30 AMby margiwarg

    I probably spend around $50. Who knows though, there are so many little items that I buy a couple at a time but i’m sure it adds up.

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    Dec 24, 2010, 01.30 AMby ravenztarot

    about 100 to 125 maybe more if i get rulers or new cutting boards

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