Lesley Teare Needlework design

Wednesday Blog.

23rd Jan 2019

A change in our weather if you are in the UK; much colder, but where I live in Suffolk, there have been wonderful crisp, white coated grasses and trees to see on my early morning walk. Wrapped up well it has been a pleasure to be out walking Tilly as the pale sun starts to break through.

The first picture is my latest design for GOLD, issue 153, which is out now. I only have the simulation as my copy of...

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LJT Floral cushion 2019 January

18th Jan 2019

Here we go, the start of our Floral SAL for 2019. The January flower, a narcissus, is simple to stitch, as will the complete array of flowers and butterflies be throughout the year. I wish you well and I hope you will enjoy the stitching.

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Sunny Sunflowers

16th Jan 2019

Latest edition to my SHOP, under 'Decorative,' these bright and cheerful sunny sunflowers will bring a smile on a gloomy day. Easy to stitch on 14 count pale blue Aida or 28 count evenweave for a pretty cushion or colourful picture.

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December Sunbonnet Sue

14th Jan 2019

It seems that the Sunbonnet Sue for December seems to be missing for a few of you.....this is a one off.....but here is the chart for you to download so that you can complete the set. It will be removed by the end of the week...please note!

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New designs added

9th Jan 2019

Hello everyone. As I was walking Tilly this morning I saw and heard my first Canada Geese arriving on their migratory Spring trip to the UK. A lovely sight and there will be lots more of them to see in the next few weeks.

Well, we have got our Owls off to a good start and it has been lovely to see more stitchers joining with us in our lovely group. Super to see the start and the completion of the...

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A peek at the new Floral SAL

2nd Jan 2019

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and to wish you all a happy New Year with lots of lovely stitching. As you know I have two SALs running again this year; the Owl SAL and a new Floral sampler / cushion. Details for both have been posted in my BLOG and the SAL groups, but if you have missed the start with all the details you need - the grid chart for the floral design and the borders...

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LJT Owls SAL 2019 January

1st Jan 2019

Our first owl for January has flown in! I think this SAL is going to be a lot of fun. 

Happy New Year and enjoy the stitching.

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LJT Floral cushion SAL 2019 GRID

31st Dec 2018

Here is the starting point for our new Floral SAL for 2019. This is a list of the stranded cottons and the amount of fabric you will need, plus the chart that shows the blue grid lines for all 12 sections. The first flower design will be posted on my Blog, and if you have joined the floral SAL, by Lori  on Friday 18th January  (she posts a little later as her day starts later then us here in the...

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!2 days of Christmas

19th Dec 2018

Here are the last two motifs to complete my 12 days of Christmas sampler / card designs. Hope you have enjoyed them, especially as they are simple and small enough to complete quickly.

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12 days of Christmas 9 & 10

15th Dec 2018

Two more motifs to add to your 12 Days of Christmas designs. I'll add the last two in a couple of days so that you can get them completed in time. It's certainly turned a lot colder here in Britain, so keep warm everyone...and enjoy the stitching

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Floral SAL idea

12th Dec 2018

First remember that the last flower for our floral SAL of 2018 will be posted this Friday14th....

And now onto a floral idea for 2019! I need feedback please as I'm not too sure this will work for everone. There was an adverse comment for the way I divided this year's floral SAL by one stitcher, although I don't think that was felt by many others....

My idea for the 2019 flower designs will be a square design, either for a sampler...

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Friday freebie

7th Dec 2018

Hope you are enjoying my simple designs for the 12 day's of Christmas. Just realised I need a holiday as earlier I forgot the previous two days for 5 & 6!! which have now been added. So next Friday I will add the remaining four so you can complete in time for Christmas. Enjoy your weekend and sorry for the mistakke. Perhaps its good stitching weather here in the UK as it doesn't look too good out there! 





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