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Tangle Refresher 55

Tangle Refresher!It’s vacation time and maybe you might not want a bunch of emails piling up in your inbox until you return home. Did you know you can pause your subscription to TanglePatterns?

Actually there are quite a few options that you can take advantage of with your TanglePatterns subscription. You can even change your email address so if you get a new email address your subscription will continue without interruption.

And it’s supremely simple! All you need is one of the email newsletters you’ve received recently. Scroll down to the bottom of the email and look for this area:

TanglePatterns subscription changes

Look for this section at the bottom of any email from

To pause your subscription temporarily, click on the link that says “change your preferences” and you’ll be taken to a page that looks like this.

To pause your subscription, click the link under "Subscription Tasks" that says "Pause temporarily". When you wish to restart your subscription, use an old email to get to the page again and click on the "Restart Subscription" option. Easy!

To pause your subscription, click the link under “Subscription Tasks” that says “Pause temporarily”.

To pause your subscription, click the link that says “Pause temporarily”. When you wish to restart your subscription, use the “change preferences” link in an old email to get to the Preferences page again and click on the “Restart Subscription” option. Easy!

To change your email address – If you get a new email address, use the “Click here to safely unsubscribe” link in one of your emails – even though you aren’t actually going to unsubscribe. When you click the “safely unsubscribe” link you will be taken to a page that looks like the one below. Click on the fuchsia/pink sentence that says “Wait! Change your email address yourself.” That link takes you to your Feedblitz profile page where you can replace your old email address with your new one.

To change your email address, click on the link that says "Wait! Change your email address yourself!"

To change your email address, click on the link that says “Wait! Change your email address yourself!”

There, see how easy that was? If you need to refer to these instructions again, I’ve also got them linked on one of the pages on ABOUT tab on the top menu bar. There’s also an FAQs page there that might be helpful.

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The Tangle Refresher series, aka Buried Treasure, highlights hidden tangle gems from the past. It can remind you of patterns you might not have used for a while or introduce you to patterns you might not have come across yet.

Here are five more tangle pattern gems and a Tangle Refresher from a year (or two) ago for your tangling pleasure. Zenful tangling!

Buried Treasure from a year ago
Zentangle pattern: Auraknot Auraknot
Zentangle pattern: Sunflower Sunflower
Zentangle pattern: Shing Shing
Zentangle pattern: Knyt Knyt
Zentangle pattern: Hypnotic Hypnotic
Revist the Tangle Refresher from a year ago Tangle Refresher 27

More good stuff …


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