HALLELUIA, the rain has come!
It has rained solidly for 24 hours, and the garden is sending up thanks.
And I am enjoying a cooler respite from the heatwave.
Look at what our front lawn became over the past few months...
The most exposed parts have become a despicable shade of murky grey/brown..
Sadly, the rain has come at some cost.
Cyclone Oswald is wreaking havoc in northern and central Queensland.
There have been swift water rescues, and flash flooding is predicted.
It's Australia Day tomorrow, but with 200-300mm of rain predicted for Brisbane over the weekend, festivities will be restrained or cancelled.
Water is being released from the dams tonight, to avoid serious flooding.
I finished Vogue V8786, the bright summer floral..
While the seaming doesn't really show up in the busy print,
it gives it a good fit when worn...
Blue earrings to pick up the accent colour ..
I've been searching for ages for a jacket pattern with raglan sleeves.
Behold what arrived in the mail this week:
Vintage McCalls from the late 1950s, found on ebay for $8.00!!
I'm not sure what fabric I'll use, but I can't wait to start this one.
The blog hit another milestone today:
15,000 page views ..
Don't forget the Red Cardinal giveaway, a red bird brooch from elk accessories.
All Followers go into the draw ...
I'm baking cookies -
What are you doing this weekend?
Stay warm or dry, according to your hemisphere!