The Luna Quiltalong – Quilt Kits

Welcome to Week 1 of the Luna Quiltalong. This week we will be talking about fabric selection.

The Luna Quilt in Spooky Darlings - Kitchen Table Quilting

This quiltalong is for everyone, but it will include extra information for beginning quilters. Feel free to skip over posts that aren’t helpful to you if you have a few more quilting years under your belt. The whole quilting world can seem pretty

The Luna Quiltalong – Supplies You Need to Make a Quilt

When it comes to quilting supplies, I am a bit of a minimalist but there are a few things that will make the process of making a quilt much more enjoyable. If you are a new quilter, don’t feel like you need to be every product that is shown to you — you don’t need much to get started. 


The Luna Quiltalong – Background Fabric

Today we are going to be talking about background fabric. To be completely honest here, I am kind of a boring background fabric person. I like to put the focus on the feature fabrics and end up using a white, off-white, or gray most of the time.

The Luna Quiltalong - Kitchen Table Quilting

There is absolutely nothing wrong with this! Some of my favorite “safe” fabric

The Luna Quiltalong – How much fabric do I buy?

If you are new to quilting, buying fabric can be a little (lot) stressful. It is not cheap, but you are about to spend a whole bunch of your time working on a project so it is worthwhile to spend time (and a little money) buying something that you really love.

The Luna Quiltalong

The fabric requirements for the Luna Quilt are listed

Steamed Clams with Broth (without wine)

Steamed clams without wine in a fragrant broth – delicious with hearty bread, pasta, or on their own! A simple steamed clams recipe that cooks in 10 minutes or less!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zoup! Good, Really Good®. All opinions are 100% mine.

Steamed clams in broth without wine in a white pot.

Over the summer, I stole away for 24 hours on

Apricot Galette | Kitchen Confidante

Apricot Galette – simpler than pie, but just as delicious! Galettes ooze a rustic elegance, and when apricots are in season, it makes for a perfect filling. Serve up slices with a scoop of ice cream for a lovely summer dessert.

Apricot Galette on a wooden board.

Note: This post was originally published on July 2, 2013. The recipe has been updated from the archives with