Attention, quilters! Get in touch with your creativity and turn little mistakes into positives with the art of Zentangle! Now you can create one of a kind, eye-catching designs using the continuous line tangle method. Inspired by the author's journey to reject the strict perfection of machine-style stitching and embrace the charm and freedom of handiwork, Zen-sational Stitches for Quilting serves as both a philosophical and practical guide to this art. You'll harness the power of your sewing machine and the freedom of hand-guided stitching to allow the quick and easy creation of patterns with that handmade touch you love. Experience the calm, meditative state sparked by this art form and the pride of designing beautiful and practical items for your home. This book provides patterns for everything from kitchen towels to tote bags to patchwork pillows. Put your own special touch on designs, including: *Colored or Dark Apples *Owls *Roosters *Paisley *Floral *Hearts *Hands *Abstract Designs *And more! Like a fingerprint or a signature, no two Zentangle quilting designs will ever be the same! Chapters here focus on essential supplies, free-motion quilting basics, drawing tangles, continuous-line tangles, and a special section for beginner quilters. You'll come to learn the peace and freedom that comes from creating art that doesn't need to conform to strict lines or patterns--no special talent required. It's a perfect entry point for those curious about quilting, Zentangle, or other hands-on hobbies. You'll never look at your sewing machine the same way again! You'll love the clear, easy-to-follow instructions and clear illustrations. These simple but endlessly customizable projects will give you the skills you need to create your own Zentangle-inspired projects--and the serenity that comes with them--for years to come.