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RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2016 Edition to help you select tangles. See Page 6 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

COOL TOOLS FOR YOUR TANGLES …

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Tangle Refresher 6

Tangle Refresher!

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

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New Zentangle book reviews now available

I’ve posted my reviews of the four recently-released Design Originals books so you can find out what’s in each – here are the links to each review …

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How to draw BWIYA

Zentangle pattern: Bwiya. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Anne Marks’ Zentangle® pattern: Bwiya.

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How to draw ASSUNTA

Zentangle pattern: Assunta. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Assunta.

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Suzanne McNeill demonstrates her process of creating a tangle pattern

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In this video CZT® Suzanne McNeill demonstrates her process of creating a new Barbed Wire tangle pattern.

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How to draw FRICLE

Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Julie Evans’ Zentangle® pattern: Fricle.

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How to draw DIAMONDS & SQUARES

Zentangle pattern: Diamonds & Squares. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Deanne Stewart-Mills’ Zentangle® pattern: Diamonds & Squares.

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How to draw ZUAN SHI

Zentangle pattern: Zuan Shi. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

Links to online instructions for drawing JJ Labarbera’s Zentangle® pattern: Zuan Shi.

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The new Zentangle books are here!

Good News! The 3 new Zentangle books are now available to order on Amazon AND there’s a 4th new surprise book … here’s how to get all four…

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How to draw BATEEK

Zentangle pattern: Bateek. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Linda Farmer’s Zentangle pattern: Bateek.

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Tangle Refresher 5

Tangle Refresher!

Tangle Refresher 5 – Five tangle gems from the summer of 2010 to inspire you.

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How to draw PENDRILLS

Zentangle pattern: Pendrills. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Pendrills.

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Joanne Fink’s Zenspirations patterning techniques

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Here are four video tutorials by Sakura’s Joanne Fink on patterning techniques, shape and edge patterning, monograms, and borders and frames. More fun techniques and ideas for your inspiration!

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How to draw SCRAWLZ

Zentangle pattern: Scrawlz. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Jane Dickinson’s Zentangle® pattern: Scrawlz.

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Tangle Refresher 4

Tangle Refresher!

Tangle Refresher 4 – Five tangle gems from the summer of 2010.

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How to draw ROSÉ

Zentangle Pattern: Rosé. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Linda Farmer’s Zentangle® pattern: Rosé.

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How to draw SEMAPHORE

Zentangle pattern: Semaphore. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Semaphore.

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Tangle Refresher 3

Tangle Refresher!

Buried treasure! This is the third installment highlighting some of the great tangle patterns posted at this time last year …

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Three new Zentangle® books coming soon!

3 latest Zentangle Books now available!

Today at the Craft and Hobbies Association (CHA) Summer Conference and Trade Show in Rosemont, IL, Suzanne McNeill is introducing three fun new Zentangle® books.

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How to draw 2-N-5

Zentangle pattern: 2-n-5. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Anita Roby-Lavery’s Zentangle® pattern: 2-n-5.

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Continuous line tangling on fabric

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Using a continuous line while drawing tangles is similar to the process of stitching on a machine. Suzanne McNeill demonstrates how she uses this style of drawing to achieve great results on a canvas tote bag and recommends the pen she likes for tangling on fabric.

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How to draw AGUA

Zentangle pattern: Agua. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Christina Vandervlist’s Zentangle® pattern: Agua.

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Tangle Pattern Refresher 2

Tangle Refresher!

Pattern Refresher! This is the second installment highlighting some of the great tangle patterns posted at this time last year …

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How to draw CAT-KIN

Zentangle pattern: Cat-Kin. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mimi Lempart’s Zentangle® pattern: Cat-Kin.

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New Ultra Fine Sharpies in Limited Edition Set

Limited Edition Sharpies

For those of you who love to tangle in color, I discovered this fantastic new ultra-fine nib Sharpie Limited Edition set of 24 fabulous colors in permanent ink.

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How to draw LaBEL

Zentangle pattern: La Bel. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Sue Jacobs’ Zentangle® pattern: LaBel.

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Tangle Pattern Refresher 1

Tangle Refresher!

Pattern Refresher! I thought it would be fun to highlight some of the great tangle patterns posted at this time last year …

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How to draw TRACK LIGHTING

Zentangle pattern: Track Lighting. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Track Lighting.

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How to draw PARTAY

Zentangle pattern: Partay. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Partay.

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Travel in style with your Zentangle® tiles

Zentangle® tile cases

Just in time for summer travels, here’s a great tip for keeping your Zentangle tiles clean and handy when you’re on the go.

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