Did you ever see a new idea and take an interest in it right away? One glance at Helen Williams' latest post, and I was immediately intrigued. So much so, that we will use her string grid idea this week.
Here is the link - String Grid by Helen Williams
Helen's written instructions as well as her video are very informative and should instill a bit of confidence for all of us to give it a try.
Ragged Ray's comment and compliment to Helen says it all, "That's nifty, and your explanation gives hope of achieving a result that isn't just a tangled mess!"
To begin, please draw your own initial curvy line as Helen demonstrates. (Dots and a border will not be necessary.) Here is one suggestion ~
|IAST #246 String Suggestion by Adele Bruno, CZT|
Every one's string and results will be a bit different and I can only imagine how beautifully unique they will be.
Feel free to simply tangle the petals or add any other tangles or enhancers that fit your fancy.
Here are the (Not so) Official Guidelines:
* Challenges are posted on Tuesdays.
*Use the string posted for the week and some or all of the suggested patterns
* 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 - email@example.com
*Entries for IAST are to be submitted by Saturday evening of the week issued
*Photos, notes, and the 'Tile for Honors' are (usually) posted on the following Monday
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