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Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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My name (Linda) drawn in a Zentangle®, using Tangle Patterns whose names start with the letters of my name. Click this Zentangle to learn more.A very warm welcome to TanglePatterns, you are certainly among friends. Tanglers are a wonderful, generous and sharing community. I hope you enjoy the site and are inspired by the tangles and many useful resources you find here. Please feel free to add your thoughts in the comments on any page and join in the community.

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TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2014 Edition

TanglePatterns TANGLE GUIDE 2014 The current Edition of my TANGLE GUIDE. This eBook contains all the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2013.
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A Zentangle jump-start for beginners! This illustrated eBook describes Zentangle®, its origins, the supplies recommended, and the steps of the Zentangle Method.
Contains over a dozen examples of Zentangle-original tangles that are good for Beginners and an interactive list of additional free learning resources. If you don’t have a CZT near you this explains everything you need to know to get started with Zentangle.

 

TanglePatterns String 136

TanglePatterns.com STRINGSThis week’s String is shared by tangler Barbara Morrison for your creative enjoyment. This is Barbara’s first string in our community resource.

Bear in mind that Zentangle® strings are guidelines, and there is no right side up. Strings are always drawn freehand in pencil so they magically disappear into your completed Zentangle.

You can use a string exactly as it is or adapt it to suit as your Zentangle grows. Start with the string as it’s shown then, as you go, combine sections if your tangles want to, or divide a section into smaller ones. Go with the flow and enjoy.

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How to draw FJORD

Zentangle pattern: FjordFjord is a new tangle by CZT Diana von Kaenel, one of three CZTs in Switzerland.

From Gimel, Switzerland, Diana was a member of the CZT15 class in June and this is her first tangle pattern on the site.

According to Google, a fjord is “a long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between high cliffs, as in Norway and Iceland, typically formed by submergence of a glaciated valley.” And Diana writes that the inspiration for Fjord came while on a cruise:

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How to draw AKOYA

Zentangle pattern: Akoya

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Sandy Hunter’s Zentangle® pattern: Akoya.

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How to give TanglePatterns eBooks as gifts

How to give eBook gifts from TanglePatterns.com

Wondering how to give TanglePatterns.com eBooks as gifts? It’s a very thoughtful idea, and one that keeps on giving! In order to make your eBook gift-giving easy, I’ve added a new page on the STORE menu – HOW TO GIVE TANGLEPATTERNS EBOOKS AS GIFTS – specifically for this type of eBook order.

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How to draw HA-NUKA

Zentangle pattern: Ha-nuka

Online instructions for drawing Yamit Fridman’s Zentangle® pattern: Ha-nuka.

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TanglePatterns String 135

TanglePatterns String 135

This String is shared by tangler Beth Snoderly for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 92

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And a treasure-trove of links for making inexpensive DIY Zentangle-inspired paper Christmas ornaments, snowflakes, stars, ornament tags and gift boxes.

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How to draw LEALAD

Zentangle pattern: Lealad

Links to online instructions for drawing Lily Moon’s Zentangle® pattern: Lealad.

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How to draw ON TARGET

Zentangle pattern: On Target

Online instructions for drawing Barbara Finwall’s Zentangle® pattern: On Target.

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TanglePatterns String 134

TanglePatterns String 134

This String is shared by tangler Grace McIntyre for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw OOLO

Zentangle pattern: Oolo

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Amelie Liao’s Zentangle® pattern: Oolo.

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How to draw TRIMOND

Zentangle pattern: Trimond

Online instructions for drawing Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Trimond.

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How to draw BUTTER

Zentangle pattern: Butter

Online instructions for drawing 6-year-old Danae Triantafyllopoulou’s Zentangle® pattern: Butter.

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How to draw ARUKAS

Zentangle pattern: Arukas

Bonus tangle! Links to online instructions for drawing the new Zentangle®-original tangle: Arukas.

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TanglePatterns String 133

TanglePatterns String 133

This String is shared by tangler Barbara Finwall for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 91

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Giving thanks for our blessings every day

Wishing you and yours a bountiful Thanksgiving

Tomorrow in the U.S. we will be enjoying Thanksgiving Day traditions with family and friends and giving special thanks for all the reasons we have to be grateful every single day of the year …

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Zentangle announces 2015 CZT Seminar registration is now open

Linda Farmer CZT certificate, October 2011

Registration is now open for the 2015 CZT Seminars in Providence, RI. Direct links to registration forms on the zentangle.com site are given with each date. As of this writing, only 4 seminars are being offered in 2015 so be sure to sign up ASAP, these sessions fill up quickly!

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How to draw FLOVINE

Zentangle pattern: Flovine

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Lin Chiu’s Zentangle® pattern: Flovine.

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TanglePatterns String 132

TanglePatterns String 132

This String is shared by CZT Jane Dickinson for your creative enjoyment. Wait until you read about her very unusual inspiration for it. Also a NEW FEATURE on the site! Link your Zentangles using String 132 and share what you did with this string. (Jane’s idea!!) You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw ZENFIDDLE

Zentangle pattern: Zenfiddle

Online instructions for drawing Lori Tryon’s Zentangle® pattern: Zenfiddle.

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How to draw CHARLOTTE

Zentangle pattern: Charlotte

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

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How to draw PUFFF

Zentangle pattern: Pufff

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Judy Montgomery’s Zentangle® pattern: Pufff.

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TanglePatterns String 131

TanglePatterns String 131

This String is shared by tangler Cat Trask for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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