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RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE to help you select tangles. See Pages 7 and 9 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

ARCHIVES

Technical issues now solved!

Last night around 6 PM Eastern TanglePatterns.com experienced a technical issue, making the site inaccessible for the last 12 hours. It has taken quite a long night but thanks to some brainy people the issue is fixed and the site is now back online. I am still having a problem getting the menus sorted out (they disappeared!) – but you can access all the tangles as usual, and the search box works too.

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New Zentangle® pen sets from Sakura

Brand new 11-Piece Zentangle Sakura Micron pen set

Zentangle® creators Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas have teamed up with Sakura®, manufacturers of the Micron 01 pens specifically recommended for tangling, to produce three new Zentangle-branded drawing sets. Here’s what you’ll find in each of the three sets…

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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How do you choose tangles?

Let's discuss it!

Yesterday on Tangle Refresher 18, new tangler Mir asked a question about selecting tangles and I thought it was a great question for discussion. Here’s my two cents … what about you, what advice would you give newbies on this subject?

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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New TanglePatterns Badge

If you have a blog or a website and would like to add a TanglePatterns badge to it, I’ve just added one to the site. Here’s how to get yours …

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Your feedback on the TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE

Let's discuss it!

The “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE” is going out by email today! I would love your feedback, so if you feel so inclined please leave a comment here.

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The TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2012 Edition, is ready!

TanglePatterns TANGLE GUIDE, 2012 Edition

Woohoo!!! It’s ready at last!

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Coming to you soon: a free PDF of all TanglePatterns patterns!

Happy New Year! Wishing all a joyful new year, members of the Cassini-Huygens team offer us their views of Saturn and the Cassini spacecraft. Cassini-Huygens, a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency, which is managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, for NASA. The Cassini orbiter (pictured at the top right of this image) and its two onboard cameras were designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The imaging operations center is based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

Happy New Year!

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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A very Merry Christmas and a blessed 2012

Picasso's Dove of Peace

Well my tangling friends, the Christmas holiday is here with all the love and peace and hope it brings to our hearts. Robert and I are looking forward to our usual quiet celebration with loved ones near and far. We’ll enjoy a few movies, lots of our favorite music, and enough sugary treats to last another year. My wishes for you and yours …

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Brief announcements

Season's Greetings!

Just a quick note today to alert you to a couple of housekeeping items at TanglePatterns.

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Two new Zentangle-inspired craft books now available

Zen-sational Stitches for Quilting, on Amazon

CZT® Suzanne McNeill has released two new Zentangle-inspired crafting books just in time for the holidays …

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Give the gift of Zentangle this holiday season

The Official Zentangle Kit

This weekend officially launches the holiday season in the U.S. and I thought I’d take this opportunity to remind you that there are some wonderful Zentangle-related items available for your gift-giving.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Counting our blessings and giving thanks

Happy Thanksgiving Zentangle Zealots!

As those of us in the U.S. prepare to honor Thanksgiving tomorrow and celebrate our multitudes of blessings …

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Tangle Refresher!

Number 12 in our Tangle Refresher series highlighting five hidden tangle gems from the past.

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Please support TanglePatterns

Greetings my friends, I am coming to you today with a personal request …

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Tangle Refresher!

The 11th installment in our Buried Treasure series – 5 more tangle pattern gems from a year ago for your tangling pleasure.

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Meet the CZT #7 graduating class

CZT® Class of October 2011, Providence RI

A couple of photos from Providence RI, October 13, 2011 …

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Fresh from Providence

Linda Farmer, CZT

Greetings my friends, I’ve been on the road for 3 weeks now visiting my family in Canada and capping a wonderful time with the 7th CZT training in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Tangle Refresher!

Five more Buried Treasure gems from a year ago, for your tangling pleasure.

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Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Today, most North Americans are enjoying a beautiful long Fall holiday weekend. In the USA, Monday is Columbus Day and in Canada this is the traditional Canadian Thanksgiving weekend …

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried tangle gems from a year ago for your tangling pleasure!

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Tangle Refresher!

The 8th installment in our Buried Treasure series – 5 more tangle pattern gems from a year ago.

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Tangle Refresher!

Five more Buried Treasure gems from a year ago, for your tangling pleasure. And a few seasonal thoughts …

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Tangle Refresher!

Five more gems from the Summer of 2010 for your tangling enjoyment.

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