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RANDOM SELECTOR

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How to draw STRUZZLE

Zentangle pattern: Struzzle. 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 Jo Newsham’s Zentangle® pattern: Struzzle.

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How to draw PLAID

Zentangle pattern: Plaid. 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 Monk’s Zentangle® pattern: Plaid.

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How to draw IXORUS

Zentangle pattern: Ixorus. 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: Ixorus.

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How to draw EMBELLISH

Tangle pattern: Embellish. 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 Sandra Strait’s Zentangle® pattern: Embellish.

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How to draw COIL

Zentangle pattern: Coil. 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 Sue Jacobs’ Zentangle® pattern: Coil, with guest Zentangle by Mariët Lustenhouwer.

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How to draw NIPA

Zentangle pattern: Nipa. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Nipa.

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How to draw CHAINLETTE

Tangle pattern: Chainlette. 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 Kristy Thomas’s Zentangle® pattern: Chainlette.

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Send Sandy an eye-shaped Zentangle

Totally Tangled author, Sandy Bartholomew

Totally Tangled author, Sandy Bartholomew had successful eye surgery today (planned) and her colleagues are asking for eye-shaped Zentangles to be mailed to her …

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How to draw BUNDLES

Zentangle pattern: BUNDLES. 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: Bundles.

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How to draw HEARTVINE

Zentangle pattern: Heartvine. 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 Lori Howe’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartvine.

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Tangle your name

My name (Linda) drawn in a Zentangle, using Tangle Patterns whose names start with the letters of my name

Recently CZT® Laura Harms started a fun weekly Zentangle® challenge and it’s open to everyone to participate. Here’s my own challenge for you: tangle your name and here’s how (it’s not what you think! Check it out …)

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How to draw HEKZEE

Zentangle pattern: HekZee

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Carole Ohl’s Zentangle® pattern: Hekzee.

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Tangle Mania

TanglePatterns.com's 2010 Bandwidth Usage

We are almost two whole weeks into the New Year and I’d like to say a special welcome to all the new members who’ve subscribed in the last few weeks. I’m guessing many received a Zentangle® book as a Christmas gift, and now you’re hooked.

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How to draw LOTUS PODS

Zentangle pattern: Lotus Pods. 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: Lotus Pods.

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How to draw HATCHPATCH

Zentangle pattern: Hatchpatch. 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 Melissa Hughes’ Zentangle® pattern: Hatchpatch.

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How to draw ECHO

Zentangle pattern: Echo. 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 Clark’s Zentangle® pattern: Echo.

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How to draw WIST

Zentangle pattern: Wist. 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® Michele Beauchamp’s Zentangle® pattern: Wist.

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How to draw TORTUCA

Zentangle pattern: Tortuca. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Tortuca.

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How to draw LOTSADOTS

Zentangle pattern: Lotsadots. Image © Carole Ohl. 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: Lotsadots.

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How to draw LOAVE IT

Zentangle pattern: Loave It. 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 Monk’s Zentangle® pattern: Loave It.

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How to draw CROSS STITCH

Zentangle Pattern: Cross Stitch. 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: Cross Stitch.

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How to draw WAVY BORDER

Zentangle pattern: Wavy Border. 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: Wavy Border.

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A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Picasso's Dove of Peace

Warmest wishes to all my Gentle Readers here at TanglePatterns.com.

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How to draw CIRQUITAL

Official Zentangle pattern: Cirquital. 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: Cirquital.

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How to draw JITTERZ

Zentangle pattern: Jitterz. 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 Shauna’s Zentangle® pattern: Jitterz.

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait on Choosing a Journal for Penwork – Part 2

This is the second of a two-part series where Sandra generously shares her wealth of experience on how to go about choosing a journal for penwork such as Zentangle. In Part 2 of this series, “Journals I’ve Known and Loved”, Sandra reviews 7 different brands of journals in detail.

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How to draw FRILLEE

Zentangle pattern: Frillee. 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 Livia Chua’s Zentangle® pattern: Frillee.

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait on Choosing a Journal for Penwork – Part 1

By Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait. This is the first of a two-part series where Sandra generously shares her wealth of experience about what to consider when choosing a journal for penwork such as Zentangle. In Part 2 of this series, Sandra reviews several journals and their attributes.

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How to draw SHIRAZ

Zentangle pattern: Shiraz. 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: Shiraz.

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait’s String Templates

Sandra Strait's String Templates

In the second installment of the “Guest Contributor” feature on tanglepatterns.com, invited contributor Sandra Strait shares her ideas and examples for String Templates in her first guest post.

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