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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: simply pop in any number in the range of 1 to 250.

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How to draw PRESTWOOD

Zentangle pattern: Prestwood. 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: Prestwood.

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How to draw BLUEBONNETS

Zentangle pattern: Bluebonnets. 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: Bluebonnets.

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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 10

Tangle Refresher!

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

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How to draw CASELLA

Zentangle pattern: Casella. 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 Conny Holsappel’s Zentangle® pattern: Casella.

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How to draw GOTHIC

Zentangle pattern: Gothic. 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 Mariët Lustenhouwer’s Zentangle® pattern: Gothic.

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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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How to draw BUMPS

Zentangle pattern: Bumps. 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: Bumps.

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How to draw BUBBLES

Zentangle pattern: Bubbles. 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: Bubbles.

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How to draw CANARD

Zentangle pattern: Canard. 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 Abigail Lalonde’s Zentangle® pattern: Canard.

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Tangle Refresher 9

Tangle Refresher!

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

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How to draw TEARCE

Zentangle pattern: Tearce. 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 Pam Pincha-Wagener’s Zentangle® pattern: Tearce.

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How to draw BILT

Zentangle pattern: Bilt. 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® Lisa Skeen’s Zentangle® pattern: Bilt.

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How to draw STARBARZ

Zentangle pattern: Starbarz. 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: StarBarz.

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How to draw DUST BUNNY

Zentangle pattern: Dust Bunny. 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: Dust Bunny.

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How to draw EUCA

Zentangle pattern: Euca. 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 Anne Marks’ Zentangle® pattern: Euca.

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How to draw ECHOISM

Zentangle pattern: Echoism. 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 official Zentangle® pattern: Echoism.

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Video of 7 official tangle patterns

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In this video CZT® Sue Jacobs demonstrates 7 official tangle patterns, including one for which you haven’t seen online instructions until now. Recorded at the CHA Summer 2011 meetings in Chicago.

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Tangle Refresher 8

Tangle Refresher!

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

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How to draw BARBERPOLE

Zentangle pattern: Barberpole. 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: Barberpole, with a Shiny Stripes tutorial by Jo Newsham.

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How to draw SWIRLY DOT

Zentangle pattern: Swirly Dot. 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 9-year-old Thomas Gallagher’s Zentangle® pattern: Swirly Dot.

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How to draw TRENTWITH

Zentangle pattern: Trentwith. 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® Terri Greenberg’s Zentangle® pattern: Trentwith.

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How to draw HUGS AND KISSES

Zentangle pattern: Hugs and Kisses. 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® Jeanne Zuzel’s Zentangle® pattern: Hugs and Kisses.

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How to draw VACHE 1

Zentangle pattern: Vache 1. 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® Geneviève Crabe’s Zentangle® pattern: Vache 1.

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Zentangle Jewelry

Want to get your seasonal gift-making underway with thrift and style? Suzanne McNeill shows examples of Zentangle®-inspired jewelry, from bottle cap earrings to polymer clay bracelets and shows you how to make a simple tag necklace.

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Tangle Refresher 7

Tangle Refresher!

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

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How to draw SCREEN

Zentangle pattern: Screen. 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: Screen.

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How to draw FURR BALLS

Zentangle pattern: Furr Balls. 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 Carolyn Coyle’s Zentangle® pattern: Furr Balls.

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How to draw TUFTID

Zentangle pattern: Tuftid. 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® Carole Ohl’s Zentangle® pattern: Tuftid.

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How to draw MOON ROCKS

Zentangle pattern: Moon Rocks. 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: Moon Rocks.

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