I just returned from two weeks vacation and noticed a blog post that made me exclaim, "Hey! Somebody used my tangles!" That's always cool.
Then I realized that it was a response to the Diva's challenge this week. Wowee! Do a duo-tangle using two of my tangles. It's the first time ever that a duo-tangle challenge is not official tangles. What an honor!
Here's my first response to this challenge. I've never done Copada like this before - it just happened - but I quite like the series of wavy lines; it's a little like wood grain. Trying to run Chebucto off into nothingness was quite a challenge. I don't think I'd recommend it!
I wondered what these two tangles would look like running into and through each other, so I did a very simple string (three lines in each direction) and tried to alternate the tangles. I'm quite pleased with this tile! I like the large white spaces.
Both of these tangles are trickier to organize around a corner or on a curve. That's probably true about most 'border' tangles. Here's a MINI-TUTORIAL about sending Chebucto around a corner.
Thank you for the wonderful patterns and the inspiration of your outstanding tiles!ReplyDelete
What a great way to combine these lovely tangles.ReplyDelete
Both tiles are soooo lovely!
Copada is a favorite of me, but never tried Chebucto.
Now I will use it much more.
Thank you for these great tangles !
Great tiles and I love your border tips. I had a laugh at the word "kerflooey".ReplyDelete
Very nice tiles!!! Many thanks for your wonderful patterns! I had problems with them at first, but then I played with the tangles and I'm happy with the challenge-tile :-)ReplyDelete
Thank you for the instruction to send Chebucto around a corner!!!
Many greetings from germany, Sandra
Both are wonderful designs. And thank you so much for the tips to go round the corners, I tried and failed and simply abandonned the idea. And there it is so simple!!! Thank you for sharing.ReplyDelete
Happy to have helped!Delete
Thank you for the inspiring tiles. beautiful. And thank you for the tip on going around corners with Chebucto. Brilliant! I struggled with that and now I see how to do it cleaner and easier. I'll go give it a try! Thank you. ��Delete
Two Great tiles, but I too, love the white space and the look of the second. Thank you for the going around the corner help!ReplyDelete
Two great designs and thank you for the corner tips! That made a world of difference. I was definitely challenged by Chebucto.ReplyDelete
Glad to help, Michele!Delete
Both are wonderful! Thank you for sharing and thank you for corner tips, it is so helpful :)ReplyDelete
Your two tiles look effortless. Great job!ReplyDelete
Congratulations for having your tangles featured in this week's challenge. I admit I struggled some, but I'm glad I didn't wait to look at your creative responses to the challenge before tackling it on my own. Because that would be like cheating, right? ;-)ReplyDelete
Great tiles. Thank you for the tangles and the corner tidbit.ReplyDelete
Your two tiles are gorgeous, Margareth. I cannot even say which one I like most. The tangles are great too, but you are an inspiration to a lot of people anyway!ReplyDelete
I love the way you think and I love your tiles, they're both so different and your interpretation of your patterns is amazing to see :)ReplyDelete
Both tile are wonderful! So many lovely variations!ReplyDelete
That must be fun, to see your patterns being used in the Diva's challenge! They both are beautiful designs, thank you for sharing them.ReplyDelete
Both tiles are wonderful, but that second one blows me away! Wow! Thanks for your sheet on rounding corners. That will come in handy! I have all your tips and tutorials in plastic page protectors in a binder.ReplyDelete
Thanks Sue! Very happy to be so helpful! :)Delete
So beautiful, and thank you for the corner tutorial - I need that!ReplyDelete
I think I like the first one the best. Just seems to have a nice flow. Like your info on doing the corners with Chebucto. I was trying to do it in a circle but was not successful in pulling it off. Saw a couple of others posted that were.ReplyDelete
Great tangles and great tiles! Really had fun with both your tangles this week :)ReplyDelete
These two beautiful Tiles really show off your awesome Patterns. I love your body of work. Your creative spirit is so appreciated. Thanks Margaret.ReplyDelete
I really enjoyed playing with these, new to me, tangles. I also appreciate the tutorial above about working into corners. I'll bet you had soooo much fun seeing what everyone did with YOUR tangles :)ReplyDelete
I AM enjoying seeing all the different takes on these tangles. Eventually I'll get around to all the links and leave a comment if possible.Delete
Chebucto was a new-to-me pattern which I really enjoyed using. Love the precision and sharp contrasts in your tiles.ReplyDelete
Your tiles are terrific, Margaret. I really love the second one. And thanks for all your wonderful tangles. You are a real inspiration.ReplyDelete