Quilters Survival Basket

This makes a great gift.  Place all the items along with a print out of what each item represents in a small basket. Then use cellophane and a ribbon to seal the basket.
  • Magnifier: Remember to never blow your mistakes out of proportion. 
  • Finger protector: To remember that you are wrapped up in this wonderful piece of work...Enjoy! 
  • Toothpick: to remember not to be too picky about your work just relax and do it. 
  • Paper clips: to help hold things together like the patterns. 
  • Spool of quilting thread: to help tight up the loose ends. 
  • Eraser: to wipe away the mistakes you make 
  • Rubber Band: so you can stretch beyond your current ability. 
  • Mounds candy bar: to give you mounds of encouragement in your work 
  • Jelly Beans: for all the colors in your creations 
  • Pen and Journal: to write down new ideas and record the old ones 
  • Hand lotion: to ease the pain from the tired hands after a hard days work 
  • between needles: for all your sharp ideas 
  • Safety pins: just like your basting you are holding it all together 
  • Piece of batting: to remind you to seek out a comfortable place to work 
  • Several pieces of remnants: to show out of a little comes wonderful things 
  • Disposable camera: picture all your hard work finished 
  • Lollipop: lick all those tough stitches Aspirin: for all those harder projects to come 
  • Chocolate: for all the breaks you will need 
  • Careful gum: to remind you to have fun while you work 
  • Batteries: so you will keep going and going and going 
  • Teabag: have a cup of tea and relax you did a wonderful job on the quilt!!!!