Lesley Teare Needlework design

Picture gallery!

15th Aug 2018

This week shows three pictures of my designs that stitchers have sent me over the past week; the link for them was my daily picture inserts that I add to my Face Book page. In fact I'm doing well this week for pictures as I have already shown two more: Margaret Kirkwood's Version of 088 Waterlily and dargonfly and Kath Bower's 106 Vintage Charm which you can see https://www.facebook.com/Lesley-Teare-308823195962626/

Mega Nauli sent me the LJT005 Toile...

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Happy birthday Tilly!

8th Aug 2018

Yes, Tilly is one today. She is a lovely companion and a real pleasure for both David and me to have around. Her dog training hasn't quite gone to plan because of the extreme heat so her lessons with Paul have had to be cancelled, but she seems to be doing well....most of the time. 

Not much different on the designing front this past week, but just busy with a few commissions. My floral SAL will shortly be ready for the...

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Sunbonnet Sue for August

1st Aug 2018

August already!!

The pictures you have been sending in to me are SO great to see and thank you for all of your lovely comments. This August Miss looks happy with her basket of flowers and is ready to join with all the others.

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Weekly slot

1st Aug 2018

My new Sunbonnet Sue design for August is ready to download and I will pop this on my Blog as a separate item for you all to download. 

I have charted these small designs for Atie, who made a mistake when stitching the border for my Sunbonnet Sue's. You might like to print off one these small designs as it would be ideal for a simple and pretty card. You will though, need to have the KEY from the Sunbonnet Sue...

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Summer time

25th Jul 2018

I decided to have some time off with David and Tilly this past week - not doing very much except for enjoying the sunshine and watering the plants. Tilly hasn't been for an afternoon walk for weeks because of the heat, but playing ball in our large garden, where we can keep an eye on how much she does, keeps her very contented. It will be different once the weather changes.

I had a lovely phone call yesterday from our nearly...

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Weekly note

18th Jul 2018

It was lovely getting pictures of my Hydrangea design sent to me by Anita Redina Hendro last week. Stitched on such pretty fabric and it's interesting to see how a design can be altered and influenced by a choice of fabric. The bottom picture shows the original one on traditional white, but I think Anita's choice makes the design really special. Hope you all saw the free floral picture of an Iris I published last friday. The Floral SAL is...

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LJT Floral Sampler SAL Julyhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lesleytearesal/

13th Jul 2018

The lovely iris is my choice of flower for July. It is one of the great joys in the garden in Spring and early Summer and with almost limitless flower colour ( only true red is missing) there is an abundance of colours to choose from and if you wish to join Lori and me in our SAL then please go to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lesleytearesal/

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Teapots!

11th Jul 2018

Hi everyone, hope the past week has been a good one. I have just added another LJT Tea pot design to the 'collection' - 'Garden Days', the third one, and I still hope to work on a fourth. The other two have also been altered to make sure they work well as a group. Find them under the 'Decorative' section on my Shop page. Hope you like them.   

Also, I hope you will notice that my previous Blog note is...

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Free flower chart

10th Jul 2018

Just a quick chart for you all. A stitcher wanted the chart which isn't available from my website Shop, but I thought this simple, but pretty design would be good to add as a freebie. Hope you all enjoy it as well. xx

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Glorious sunflowers

4th Jul 2018

Keep your home feeling sunny all year long by stitching the rolling hills and bobbing sunflowers of this landscape. It is very apt at the moment for us in Britain with the wonderful sunny weather we have all been having. This is my latest design for Cross Stitch CRAZY magazine, issue 245, which will be in the shops on the 8th July. Apart from a few random backstitches on the far hill it is created with all whole stitches, making...

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Sunbonnet Sue July

1st Jul 2018

The figure for July, in dungarees and the little dog, is the 7th little character in my Sunbonnet Sue series. Thank you for all of your lovely comments and it is nice to hear that so many of you are enjoying the stitching. If you haven't done so already then please join Katherine So and me in the SAL group at:                   https://www.facebook.com/groups/322109094855799/

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New designs

27th Jun 2018

Hi everyone, I have added two new large floral designs this week to my growing! selection - this time Anemones and a Lily. All these designs use only whole cross stitches, although a couple do include French knots plus a couple of backstitches if there are insects for the detail. Do remember that this Sunday is the 1st July, so Sunbonnet Sue time! Enjoy your week. x

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