Creative Tangle: Creating Your Own Patterns for Zen-Inspired by Trish Reinhart

By Trish Reinhart

Create your personal unique Zentangle styles!

Many a creative soul has fallen in love with the gorgeous, meditative artwork of Zentangle, an easy-to-learn means of constructing interesting photos utilizing repeating styles. For lovers able to take it to the following point, inventive Tangle is the 1st ebook to teach easy methods to invent your personal unique styles encouraged through daily items--rugs, pottery, scrapbook paper, materials on your outfits closet, a vine on your garden...virtually in every single place you glance are shapes and styles simply ready to be tangled! flip to the clean principles during this e-book for showcasing your special designs on various beautiful, functional goods. you are going to unharness your creativity and examine your global in an entire new, splendidly tangled means!

What's Inside:

• A enjoyable and straightforward 3-step strategy for designing your personal tangles
• 24 amazing off-the-tile tasks, from identify symptoms, wine glasses and ornamental wrappings to pendants, zendalas and tangled puppy portraits!
• professional guidance for embellishing preexisting styles, developing topics, and including colour on your tangles
• idea images, new styles and templates

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They also have no time to trim down allowances on cut edges, and they can keep track of which seams have which seam-allowance widths if some are different or have outlets. Most important, professional sewers rarely use a cut edge to tell them where the seam line is. In their world, there’s often no obvious connection between the shape of the edge and the shape and position of a nearby seam; and, if there’s any chance of confusion, they won’t hesitate to chalk- or thread-mark the seam line. 6 cm) inside any cut edge.

Armed with an abundance of materials, I can resist letting any fear of waste or delay trump my fear of making a possibly fatal mistake in a finished piece. I’ve also often whipped out a square or two of fresh paper towel to stitch or staple into a quick, disposable proof of a concept. ) I’ll comment on similar sequencing issues and point out other ways to keep options open in all the construction discussions throughout the book. That said, the first thing I do with my cut-out pant pieces is to overcast-stitch the edges with a wide, long, zigzag stitch, as shown in the drawing on the facing page.

INTERFACINGS I use fusible interfacing in four different ways. Fortunately, there are at least four currently available fusible interfacings that serve these various needs perfectly. I’ve tried and liked the Perfect Fuse offerings from Palmer/ Pletsch, but there are definitely others. Purpose 1: When I need straight-grain stability in some area where my outer fabric is more or less on bias—typically at a pocket mouth. Whether it’s an on-seam pocket opening or a welt opening in the middle of a piece, I’ll usually add a rectangle of thin woven, knit, or weft-insertion interfacing centered over the opening, with the stable direction of the interfacing parallel to the pocket mouth.

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