Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 1:00 PM PDT
Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 1:00 PM PDT

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Embassy Suites Portland Oregon Downtown 
319 SW Pine Street
Portland, OR 97204

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Elaine Huffman 


Registration for Tangle U is OPEN!

Note: this email is sent to the entire TangleU mailing list - if you've already registered please disregard.



Tangle U 2018  April 26 - 29, 2018 

So excited to include so much more in Tangle U this year - full cooked-to-order breakfast, daily happy hour, Thursday evening "get acquainted" dinner! The list goes on - as always Three full days of fabulous classes, stuffed goodie bag, the best event totes, lesson plans and great "extra credit" classes for those who want more! This year we're at the Embassy Suites Downtown in Portland Oregon!

Portland is home to beautiful museums, shops, restaurants. Portland is famous for it’s microbreweries and the outrageous Voodoo Donuts! Our “dorm” is the beautiful Embassy Suites in Downtown Portland. And since we’re in Portand Oregon you'll be treated to a special Voodoo Donuts coffee break! 

Core Classes

  • The Art of the Interrupted Line - Eni Oken
  • Dynamic Dingbatz - Brian Crimmins
  • Tangled Chalk Art - Sampada Agarwal
  • Tangled Linen Panel - Kim VanZyll
  • Forest Park ZIA - Marie Browning
  • Charming Tiny Tiles - Annie Reiser

Click here for Core Class Descriptions

Extra Credit Classes
  • A Tangle, Painted Portland ZIA! - Art and Julie Allison (Thursday 9-4 optional)
  • Seeing Space through the principals of Notan - Lynn Mead (Thursday 9-4  optional)
  • Don't be Afriad of the Water! - Tess Imobersteg (Friday Evening Optional)
  • Double class: Shading with Markers and Dishwasher Proof Tiles -         Marie Browning (Thursday Evening Optional)

Click here for Extra Credit Class Descriptions

PLUS - Open Mic, Open studio, Silent Auction, Student gallery, tons of art supplies, goodies and fun! Complete event information can be found on the website click here.

What's Included
  • Three full days of classes! 
  • NEW THIS YEAR - Get Acquainted Dinner on Thursday evening!!
  • Three beautiful buffet luncheons
  • Festive Banquet on Saturday evening!
  • Six coffee & refreshment breaks
  • Special Voodoo Donut coffee break
  • Daily Cooked-to-order breakfast (hotel guests)
  • Daily Happy Hour with complimentary beer, wine and refreshments! (hotel guests)
  • Open Studio
  • Student Gallery
  • Pop-Up Gallery
  • Vendors - Cuz we love to shop!!!
  • Awesome goodie bag!
  • AND all of the speciality supplies for classes ($100's in value!)
  • And -- for those who want more - Four optional classes! (available for an additional tuition).
  • Pricing includes all taxes and fees.

This year you will select your room type for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at registration. Additional room nights are arranged directly with the hotel and how to do this will be in the registration information.
A single room is a room all to yourself or with your non-TangleU attending spouse or guest. A Shared room is a double room that you share with another TangleU attending CZT. Tell us who you'd like to room with or we can pick a roommate for you! 

In order to reserve your spot we need a minimum payment of 1/4 of your total Tuition and Room & Board selection. Pay your tuition, room & board in full to receive a $100 discount! Optional classes are paid in full at registration. Note that $250 of the Tuition and Room & Board fee paid is a non-refundable registration fee. 

Trip Insurance
Every year someone has to cancel for an unforeseen reason. Trip cancellation insurance reimburses you the nonrefundable expenses of your trip in the event of an illness, accident, or death of you or a family member, including pre-existing conditions if purchased when you make your deposit.  Protect your investment! For $2000 in coverage rates begin at $140 depending on age. For more information and an exact quote contact Moo Bishop (CZT!)  at moobishop@gmail.com (note: Reimbursement requires filing a claim including a doctor’s verification of the reason for cancellation.)

At Tangle U we work with other CZTs to provide services like technology consulting, promotional printing, adminstrative assistance, and this year we are happy to coordinate with "Moo" Bishop, CZT for optional trip insurance. This insurance is completely optional, you are not required to purchase it and TangleU/Pleasant Valley Quilting DBA are not affiliated or compensated in any way.

Registration Options

Pay in full - includes $100 Discount!
Day Student Tuition $1,295
Tuition & three nights Single Room $1,957
Tuition & three nights Shared Room $1,629
Pay with four equal payments
Day Student Tuition $350
Tuition & three nights Single Room $515
Tuition & three nights Shared Room $433

New Student Registration opens on September 22 at 10 AM EST.

Complete event information can be found on the website www.tangleU.com.