Lesley Teare Needlework design

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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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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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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Change in the weather

5th Sep 2018

I think with the changing weather here in Britan and yes, officially it is now Autumn, many of us will start to do more stitching. The nights are already closing in and my thoughts are definitely looking to the closing of the curtains as it becomes darker outside. 

There are quite a variety of ideas for seasonal designs on my website Shop, with these decorative Father Christmas as just one idea. Find more at this link: www.lesleyteare.com/shop/seasonal  

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Nearly September

29th Aug 2018

David and I have been very busy in our garden recently, trying to get it sorted before there is a real change in the weather. The photo shows three Granny Smith cooking apples growing on the small tree that is growing against a wall and I think the top one alone will make two apple pies....

Prompted by a request from a stitcher, I have just added a design of a Christmas angel which I hope you will like. It was...

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Blackwork designs

22nd Aug 2018

I'm hoping I can add the pictures that have been sent to me by Marg O'Neill of four of my blackwork designs that have been stitched on 16 count and the french knots replaced with small black and blue beads. I think they look stunning and not least with the way they been framed.  You can find all of these and more of my Blackwork designs at this link:                      ...

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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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