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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 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

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 sewing 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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How to draw BEADLINES

Zentangle pattern: Beadlines. 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: Beadlines, with my Zentangle® featuring this tangle.

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How to draw TRIPOLI

Zentangle pattern: Tripoli. 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: Tripoli.

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Book Review: Zen Quilting Workbook

Zen Quilting Workbook

Just posted my review of CZT Pat Ferguson’s new “Zen Quilting Workbook”, and sharing a very cool tip from the book that you can use whether you’re a quilter or not: how to easily distinguish your favorite pen nib sizes from one another.

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How to draw LONGWOOD

Zentangle pattern: Longwood. 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 JJ LaBarbera’s Zentangle® pattern: Longwood.

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How to draw BRAYD

Zentangle pattern: Brayd. 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: Brayd.

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