Saturday, August 20, 2011

PRESTWOOD - a new tangle!

My mother loves Canadiana antiques. For a while she was a member of a furniture refinishing group. One of her projects was a pair of pressed back chairs. The chairs have an interesting pattern on the back. You could see where this was going, couldn't you?


It's fairly simple and I think lends itself to some interesting variations. Here's how to do Prestwood.

Here are some tiles with Prestwood.
Tangles: Assunta, Black Pearls, Dust Bunny, Finery, Hibred, Munchin, Ogen, Prestwood, Spinners
Tangles: Crescent Moon, Flux, Prestwood, Puf, Striping, Tipple, and a Knightsbridge Aura
Tangles: Assunta, Aura, Beeline, Caviar, Prestwood, Rain, Scoodles
For an interesting variation of Prestwood, developed later, see this post.

13 comments:

  1. I love Prestwood....seems to have many possibilities!. Margaret I like how you take the time to tell us all the tangles (by name) in your pieces. Thanks for all your effort. m

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  2. Prestwood is an inspiration!!!

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  3. Cool! Thanks Margaret! I so need to get busy posting my tangles, too.

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  4. Can't wait to give this a go, thank you so much.

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  5. This is really fun and has a different feel from many of the tangles I tend to use. Thanks!

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  6. J'aime beaucoup celui-ci qui va être pratique et très ornemental! Merci!

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  7. I love it...thanks!
    Cheryl C. :)

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  8. I like this one but it sort of reminds me of diagrams of a uterus, LOL.

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  9. Thanks to Tanglepatterns.com for bringing Prestwood to my attention today! I really like this tangle and the story behind it. And, when I looked to see when you had posted it, I discovered that your post was on my birthday! I look forward to sharing this tangle with my elementary art students. Thank you for developing this tangle and sharing the steps. Love your examples, too!

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  10. This pattern reminds me of the Christmas candy that my Aunt and Uncles had out at Christmas time every year as a child.

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  11. It looks easier than when you try. I'm trying, but those inner parts are hard!

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  12. Such a beautiful tangle...and so easy...I cannot wait to incorporate it into one of mine...

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