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Olb Tangle Pattern - VIDEO

TGIF, right? Not only is it almost the weekend, it's week 2 of my 12 week video "marathon"......but maybe that's only exciting to me.....LOL :)

Hope you enjoy this week's video, Olb - I love this pattern. It's one of those easy patterns that gives great results with minimal effort. It's one of my older ones - you can see the step outs and read the original post here.

I thought the timing was right for this one as I used Olb yesterday in combination with Abundies and love, loved the end result. I hope you'll be inspired to have a play with it.

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Have a great weekend!


  1. Another awesome video Helen. Love this pattern and will be trying it soon. I especially liked it with yesterday's tangle. I know I speak for so many people when I say we are very excited about your twelve video series! Thank you for being so gracious in sharing your work! I have your books, and follow your blog regularly.

    1. Hi Lynda,
      You're welcome and thank you for the wonderful support!
      I'm really excited about the videos - I've wanted to get them done for ages and now that they are I can't wait to share them all :) Olb is a really fun pattern - easy and comes together quickly, so I hope you do get around to having a play with it. I loved how it worked with Abundies, too and was really happy with how it came together in the end. h

  2. I'm loving the videos! This is one of my favorite patterns, I use it a lot. I'm so happy that I purchased both of your books. They have been extremely helpful and the videos are icing on the cake. Thank you!

    1. Hi Kim,
      Thank you! So lovely to hear that you've been finding the books useful :) h

  3. this would go so well in a monotangle type piece, with lantern pho and leaflet! Oooh. getting out my pens now!

  4. Helen, Thank You so much for sharing your art. I wanted you to know how much I appreciate you sharing your work, and the inspiration it creates. Your art always puts a smile on my face. It's beautiful. Thank You.

    1. Thank you, Fran :) I love being able to share what I'm doing - it is wonderful to know that it makes you happy, too :) h

  5. awesome video, helen! can't wait to try this out. thank you for sharing your talent with us :)

  6. Hi, I like your video, but have you seen LANTERN-PHO on Tangle Patterns? You put more lines, but that is about the only difference. There is some shading in it. Your video sure makes it easier to draw though. Thanks.

    1. Hi Tracy, Olb was published on A Little Lime in January, 2013, about a year prior to Lantern Pho appearing on Tangle Patterns. You can read my original post here :

      Hope you have fun with it. Thanks h

  7. Helen, I am really enjoying your new videos - I still cannot understand how you manage to combine all your duties on the home farm etc, and still have the time to share your talents with us! Whatever it is you do, I am really grateful and look forward to your blog, videos and books - can't wait for the next one! Thanks for everything. Jakki

    1. Hi Jakki. Thank you!! It's wonderful to hear that you're enjoying the videos as I'm having a lot of fun doing them. Oh, and my answer to finding time is doing minimal housework :) LOL :) . h

  8. Super Cool Helen. Your video has inspired me to try an experiment on my sewing machine! Will share with you olb when I'm done.


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