Well I'm still here:) I didn't melt away with heat despite the fact that at one point the humidex was 51C which converted is 123.8F. I went outside for a moment and it was like opening the oven and getting in. Nothing was moving except later at dinner time we saw a little rabbit bopping about the backyard. It even came up the steps close to our back door and very close to my lettuce plants. It did eat some of our marigold leaves and I saw it eat some dandelion leaves. Munch, munch:)
So, I stayed inside with the A/C at high and roamed about the internet. I saw this table runner over at Martha Stewart's site. It is so easy to make if you use her template and store bought bias tape. My mum taught me to make my own bias and I personally think it makes a more professional finish but it does take a lot of fabric.
I was thinking about making a template for a holly leaf and making one for Christmas. It would make a nice gift. But, then I had a think and putting bias on that kind of shape could get messy. I'll have to experiment with it I guess:)