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The 2016 Pattern Folio

Over the past few weeks I've been working on the updated 2016 version of the Pattern Folio. I've also had to have a hard think about how I was going to make it available this year.

As many of you know, in the past, in order to send out free e-books I use a 3rd party delivery service - this is different service from the one that delivers blog updates to your inbox. Over the past few years I've been experiencing issues with spam filters and an increasing number of people not receiving the free e-books because their mail servers are identifying the emails as spam and blocking them. Frustrating. Stressful. Beyond my control. And time consuming. At the end of the day - it's just not something that I have the resources to deal with, so, I had to make the decision whether to continue with the Pattern Folio at all, and if so, how best to go about it.

So, here's how it is going to work, there will be 2 available formats:

Update Edition: this will include only the 4 patterns published to the blog during 2016 and will be available for free for anyone to download from A Little Lime for a limited time. This edition is intended as an addendum to the previous years (2015) full edition of the Pattern Folio. It is my intention to offer a free update edition each year.

Full Edition: the full edition includes the 47 patterns published to the blog from 2012-2016 and will be available for purchase. The 2016 Pattern Folio is a larger, higher resolution file, and has been edited and updated including: rescanning or digitally remastering some patterns, adding new images and drawing tips to others. Basically it's had a complete overhaul to make it lovely for you to read.


So, here they are:

Full Edition: 2016 Pattern Folio

A collection of patterns published to A Little Lime from 2012 - 2016. 52 pages including 47 pattern step outs, video links, tips and drawing inspiration. 

the 2016 Pattern Folio is available now



Sample Pages:

Add to Cart

Purchase the 2016 Pattern Folio by clicking on the "Add to Cart" button above - this will open up the shopping cart, select "Check out with Paypal" - you will then have the option of paying with either a Paypal Account, or credit card.


Update Edition: 2016 Update

Includes only the 4 patterns published to the blog during 2016 - intended as an addendum to the 2015 Pattern Folio. 

Things to know:

From 2017, at the end of each year that I continue to publish patterns to the website, I will create an annual update file which will include only the patterns published on the website during that year - this will be downloadable, for free, for a limited time, to anyone.

If you purchase 2 or more of my e-book titles  I will send you the 2016 Pattern Folio for free. Please forward your transaction receipt to me and I will email the Pattern Folio to you. **Please note: only valid for transactions processed after 15th January, 2017**

Have a great day!!


  1. This is a great solution Helen! I am sure people who haven't had the privilege of having the previous years will really appreciate the option to purchase and we will so enjoy having the updates to add to the wonderful collection you have provided for us. Thank you for all your efforts!

    1. Thanks, Lynne :) I appreciate your support! I had to do something different as it was becoming too much to handle when the deliveries don't go as planned :) h

  2. Thank you Helen. I believe I have all your wonderful ebooks. You are an inspiration with all you do.

  3. I have the 2014 version of your wonderful eBook, Helen, and I think it is certainly worth more than $4.00 just to support you a bit in your big contribution to the tangling art world. Therefore, I have just purchased it. Thank you!

    1. Oh, Jean. Thank you :) That's lovely. I appreciate you and your wonderful support. h

  4. Thank you, Helen! Even though I have all the prior editions, decided to go ahead and get the full 2016 - everything in one place that way. (And in doing so realized the only e-book I am missing is Design to Detail, so now I have it as well. Love your work and your books are wonderful training tools - so appreciated.

    1. Thanks so much, Marian :) I appreciate your support. Having everything in one place was the quandary - I'm the same and would prefer everything in one file which is why I wanted to at least have the option available :) I hope you enjoy Design to Detail, too! h

  5. I continue to be a big fan of yours, and have all of your e-books. I've just purchased the complete updated version for 2016, even though I have the one from last year. I agree with the fan above that this is worth a lot more, and I would have been willing to pay the same price as I have for your other books. Thank you for these updates. I always look forward to your work, publications and videos. You are an inspiration.

    1. Thanks so much for your support, Barbara :) I really appreciate it. It is wonderful to know that you are enjoying my work. As always, I have so much that I want to do and show everyone and hope that I can squeeze more out of this year than I managed last year. h

  6. Dear Helen, thank you so much for the great joy and inspiration which you are giving me with your blogposts! Thank you for the E-book, l purchased it as a small support of your work! I hope that many Zentangle Friends will do so! Many Greetings from the winterly Germany!

  7. Thank you! Your gifts are always appreciated!

  8. Thanks Helen, I just purchased the Folio and will love having it all in one place. You are very generous to share your skills and talent with all of us at such an affordable price. I think I have them all now too! Thanks again and Happy New Year!


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