Lesley Teare Needlework design

Sunbonnet Sue November

1st Nov 2018

Here is the November lass and only one more to go!!

I'm very pleased with how the sampler has gone and it has been lovely seeing so many of your stitched pieces.

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New week

31st Oct 2018

Sorry for the slight delay, I got called for Granny duties to help out!....Hope your week has gone well. 

Busy with new designs this week but the yearly Craft awards have just been released, and thank you, as I have been nominated again for 2019. If you wish to vote for favourites, different crafts or cross stitch designers then please go to the following link:


 Have a good week. Lx

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New designs

24th Oct 2018

Hi everyone, hope your week has gone well. 

I'm showing three lovely pictures of designs of mine that have been sent to me this week. All different and all beautifully stitched; the red poppy landscape by Twiggy in Hong Kong and the 'Home is where the heart is' by Ineke and the fun country sampler by Gail which she has stitched for her grand daughter.

I love seeing the pictures from you so please keep sending them in to me, either by...

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LJT Floral sampler October

19th Oct 2018

Another pansy flower for October, but quite different in shape and colours. This one fits neatly into the corner of the sampler which is now so nearly complete!

Lovely seeing all of your designs and thanks so much for so many lovely comments.

Enjoy Lesley x

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Floral sampler update

17th Oct 2018

This friday, 19th October, will be the day for Lori and me to post the October flower.

Lori will be a little later as her time zone is 5 hours or so behind me, but it seems like only yesterday we started on this pretty project. Although the flower is another pansy, it is quite different and the shape suited this corner spot. 

Thank you for all of your lovely comments and I do enjoy seeing the pictures of your stitching. Hope...

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Blackwork anemones and bluetitwww.lesleyteare.com/shop/blackwork

10th Oct 2018

Still wonderful weather here, although there may be a change at the weekend.

This week I have just added another Blackwork picture with colourful cross stitches to my SHOP. A pretty little blue tit nestles amongst the colourful cross stitch Spring flowers and striking blackwork anemones. This is the first of what will be a new seasonal group of four designs that will take us through the year with colourful birds and flowers, plus of course, the addition of decorative blackwork...

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Another week

3rd Oct 2018

Do you know these weeks are going far too quickly, and, as we are having in the east of the country such good prolonged weather, it's hard to realise that in a few weeks its Christmas!!!! I have said it! Hope your week has gone well.

I have added two new charts to my SHOP; one is the 'Castle in the sky' which I am now able to add, and a new large floral design of a Passion flower which I...

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Late in the day!

26th Sep 2018

Gosh, so sorry. It really has been one of those weeks. Anyway, here is a picture that is available from the latest JUST Cross Stitch special collector's issue for Halloween 2018. I did one last year which I so enjoyed working on so here is the follow up called 'Wicked Ride'  ...such fun.

Also for Halloween a group of four mini wizards that I have added to my SHOP this week. Hope you enjoy them....and I'm hoping for a quieter week...

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Happy weekend

19th Sep 2018

I said last wednesday that we had been to a wedding and the picture was taken at the breakfast 'party' the following morning. This shows my two sons and two grandsons with me, one, aged two in the rear of the picture and a 10 year old enjoying his breakfast.

Taken on a retro camera that prints the film out from the camera so really just 'snap' photos. I remember them years ago, but with a piece of leather added to...

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LJT Floral sampler SAL September

14th Sep 2018

Our ninth design and this time simple Forget - me -knots with a pretty butterfly.

Seems amaizing we are now in September, but seeing all of your stitched pieces makes me feel very pleased as so many of you have said how much you are enjoying it.

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Time away

12th Sep 2018

David and I had a few days away last weekend as my eldest son was marrying his lovely partner. It all took place in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside. Thankfully, although not the sunny weather we have got used to, at least it was dry, so all the children there were able to get outside and play which meant their parents had chance to relax as well.

 Two designs shown here, the jolly Santas and the Folk -art Christmas cards are in...

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