Quilters' 'vitamins'

teresa_nc7October 13, 2010

I just opened a pack of peanut M&Ms - a treat from one of the quilters at the retreat - and found a note on the back labeled "quilters' vitamins" - " take one or two tablets to relieve backache, eyestrain and pain caused by overuse of hand and wrist, etc. Vitamins are also helpful in relieving needle sticks and the frustration of rotary cutters that don't cut straight. These vitamins promote mathematical accuracy and the mental acuity necessary for setting perfect points. Side effects include the inability to resist a new pattern or notion, increased appetite for fat quarters, and a sudden loss of storage space. Avoid prolonged exposure to "End of Bolt" sales during the use of this product. Not recommended for anyone who completes more than 6 quilts a week." LOL!

Sorry Jennifer, but you can't take these "vitamins" - especially since you are in that "delicate" condition! LOL! (I lose track of how many quilts she completes at our retreats!)

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msmeow

Teresa, I love it! I knew those peanut M&Ms were making me feel better! LOL

Donna

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 1:31PM
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jennifer_in_va

Too late, Teresa! I took those vitamins on my trip home! LOL

And I didn't really complete that many quilts at retreat this year. One top (tessallating kitties) minus the borders; binding sewn on another (completed last retreat); 2 pairs pj bottoms; 1 pillow case; 1 block for camp quilt, and 10 one-block quilts (but then these were only 2" each)

Doesn't seem really that productive... guess I have high standards!

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 1:33PM
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lafonda_ranch

Another reason to feed my chocolate addiction! Love it, LOL!!

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 1:46PM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Teresa, Uh-oh....I see Quilter's Vitimins in my future. lol

Yes, Jennifer, you make high standards for yourself! You're a go-getter, that's for sure!

SharonG/FL-IN

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 2:37PM
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petalpatsy

What a concept...I like it!

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 4:50PM
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sandlapper_rose

I was the one who brought the Quilter's Vitamins. Can't take total credit for the idea. Several years ago someone in a quilting class handed something similar out to all of us in the class. I thought it was really cute then -- so glad you enjoyed them!
Jeanne

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 5:06PM
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teresa_nc7

Thank you, Jeanne! I enjoyed my "vitamins" and felt sooooo good afterwards!

Teresa

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 8:56PM
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toolgranny

Yes, thank you Jeanne. I'm feeling so much better already.

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 9:27PM
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grammyp

Well, that explains a lot. Tim ate mine.

beverly

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 11:06PM
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buteau3rd

Rip hadn't eaten them yet, so I got them from the goodie bag to see what it said,and had a good chuckle. Very clever. Think I'll save it for my group here in FL as a welcome back treat.
Marge

    Bookmark   October 14, 2010 at 11:45AM
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jennifer_in_va

simple pleasures!!! lol

    Bookmark   October 14, 2010 at 4:17PM
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