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Sails Pattern - VIDEO

For a long time I've been wanting to put together a video for the patterns that don't have one yet, so this week I've been working on it and have managed to get some footage for several of them. That's the easy part of the process - putting them into a completed package is more time consuming. For that reason, I've ditched the dialogue as including it often requires a couple of takes to get right and, honestly, I get so sick of listening to myself. I'd rather listen to the same music (over and over and over again) than my voice when I'm editing.

I've also done some much overdue work on improving my Youtube Channel - which now has a trailer video and better thumbnails (you may need to refresh the page if they don't show up for you). I've put together a title sequence and ending which you'll see on new videos. So, I've been having fun. I'm really supposed to be working on my new book, but I've let myself get distracted. Ah, well, it'll happen :)

Here's the first video - Sails: basic and with two grid variations.

(if you've receiving this in email feed, sometimes video just appears as a box with a red x- you'll need to visit the site to view if this happens).

If you'd like to check out the original pattern post, visit here.

Have a great weekend!


  1. Wow, lovely pattern again! Thanks for your inspiring ideas, will use this in time! Miranda

  2. Who needs words? Beautifully clear video (as always) and love the pattern. Thanks for all the work you do.

    What is the music? Sounds vaguely reminiscent of Savage Garden (sigh!)

    1. Thank you - lovely to know you enjoyed it! The music is from the Youtube Audio Library: Wish You'd Come True - The 126ers - gives me something to listen to when I'm editing :) h

  3. none does does it quite like you awesome

  4. Love this one! Thanks for the video. I love watching you work.

    1. Thank you :) It's probably strange, but when I'm editing I actually find it quite relaxing watching myself draw and can put up with having to go through the video a few times as long as I don't have to hear myself talking. h

  5. Thank you so much for showing us in videos how you draw these tangles.

    1. You're welcome :) I often find it helpful to see someone do something rather than reading how to, so it's great to know that the videos are useful. :)


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