Watching the Olympic games, I couldn't help but notice the patchwork of patterns sprinkled everywhere. It is the "official look" of the Russian Olympic games meant to symbolize the wealth of Russia's diverse traditions in one warm and welcoming quilt.
To celebrate the Olympics, let's make a patchwork of tangles this week for "It's a String Thing" #27.
We begin with String 033 by Esther Episzczek as posted by Linda Farmer on Tangle Patterns. With Linda's kind permission, here is the string -
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Echo by Sue Clark, CZT Be sure to look up Sue's variations of the pattern - there are so many it would be possible to complete this challenge as a monotangle!
Efilys by Sandra Strait
5 official Zentangle® patterns:
Equerre - by Genevieve Crabe, CZT - Where would we be without her Weekly Round-ups?
Use as few or as many of these tangle patterns as you wish.
Step-outs for these tangles can be found here on Tangle Patterns.
Simply pencil in your string line and tangle away.
This exercise is for beginner and seasoned tanglers alike. Use it as an excuse to keep up with your art work, take time for yourself, learn new patterns, share your talent...
Here are the (Not so) Official Guidelines:
* Challenges are posted on Tuesdays.
*Use the string posted for the week and patterns that begin or contain
the letter(s) indicated
*Work must be completed on Zentangle tiles or on your 3.5" x 3.5" paper
* Submit a photo of your tile saved as jpg or
scan your tile (300 dpi or higher) and save as a jpg
*Email your jpg file as an attachment to - firstname.lastname@example.org
*Entries are to be submitted by Saturday evenings.
*Photos and 'Best of Show' are posted on Mondays.
Send in your photos - you will encourage and inspire fellow Zentangle enthusiasts all over the world.
PLEASE NOTE: I will add a link to your blog or web site with your tile photo if you wish.
ENJOY the Olympics and I look forward to your emails.