Ok, I confess. I have been trying to come up with a tangle pattern. One I could claim. I have come up with several, worked away on them, and then discovered that I wasn't the first one out there who found, deconstructed, or simply drew it when working away on this sort thing. Just guessing this has happened to at least a few other people, too. : ) Well, the other day as I was drawing, it morphed into this, so I pursued some tangleations. This can be done with or without shading, as shown in step 4. Based on the ones I have played with so far, I think there could be limitless tangleations. This could be a good tangle to use for "Tangle in a Tangle" tiles and creations, depending on how big you want to start out. And the great thing is that you don't have to be able to draw perfectly uniform blocks or rows to have it turn out looking good, I think. An important thing to keep in mind on step 1 is that if you leave a larger space between the first and next square that the size of the square itself, either going across or down, step 2 is much easier and it makes way for everything else to fall into place. If you use it on an edge, you can add an extra line as well to sort of frame it, too. I think Block'd is a good name for a variety of reasons including the fact that I seem to recall seeing a concrete block wall before that was made out of decorative blocks that were laid with a see through pattern, and it is a design using blocks. After thinking of the name, I also realized that myabe my head is no longer blocked when it comes to finding something unique. We shall see.
If you try it out on one of your creations, and would like to share it, please give me a link with a comment below so others can see!
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PLACES WHERE MY ARTWORK HAS BEEN PUBLISHED
Haute Handbags Spring 2014
Zentangle Bags Pages 32-35
ARTQUILTING STUDIO SUMMER 2013
4 PAGE SPREAD ON MY SCRAPPY CHIC RECYCLED QUILT AND DOILY BOOKS
Haute Handbags Spring 2011
My feature article is on pages 32-36.
Sew Somerset Winter 2010
See my 7 page spread on Scrappy Paper Quilting.
Facebook 7,500 Celebration Issue June 2010
See my work on pages 12-17.
Haute Handbags Spring 2010
See my tote and article on p. 132.
Sew Somerset Winter 2010
This is the one with the Birds of a Feather covers, pags 66-69.
Somerset Studio Gallery Winter 2010
Find samples from a collaborative chunky book I hostessed which includes my page for letter S on p. 100.
Sew Somerset Summer 2009
My fabric journal is on the cover as well as in a feature article in the mag. on pgs. 40-45. This edition was completely sold out and is now available as a digital magazine.
Haute Handbags Volume 2
Two of my cigar box purses are in an aticle in this volume. See pages 74 and 75.
The Crafty Diva's D.I.Y. Stylebook by Kathy Cano Murillo
I was fortunate enough to have Kathy allow me to do a section in this book using her ideas. It is the chapter called Faithful Friend, which is pages 46-51.