Lesley Teare Needlework design

Sunbonnet Sue for September

1st Sep 2018

Difficult to realise that we are now on our 9th design and it has been really lovely to see so many of your stitched pieces. Here is the one for September which I hope you will all enjoy.

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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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LJT Floral Sampler SAL August

17th Aug 2018

It's a sweet pink rose for this month of August and our sampler is looking really lovely now with this, our eigth floral motif. Lovely seeing all of your pictures so please keep them coming in for us all to see.

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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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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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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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