Lesley Teare Needlework design

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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Busy week

20th Jun 2018

Just trying to do catch - up this week. I think because the weather has been so good, I got somewhat waylaid in the garden so work got a bit behind! Deadlines today, but thankfully made it for GOLD, so everyone is happy. 

I transferred another large floral to my new section this week - a mauve rhododendron - which I think is lovely, especially the colours. And, in this month's issue of GOLD Cross Stitch magazine you can find four...

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LJT Floral Sampler SAL June

15th Jun 2018

A colourful red poppy has been chosen for the June flower. We are now half way through the design so the sampler is beginning to look really pretty and it's lovely seeing all of the pictures that you send through. If you haven't done so already, then why not join Lori and me at our SAL group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/lesleytearesal/

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Floral sampler

13th Jun 2018

I was delighted yesterday when this picture arrived of one of my floral designs from a stitcher in Hong Kong. So beautifully stitched by 'T' and I love her choice of fabric. Thank you for sending it in 'T' - much appreciated. Quite apt, as the June motif for our LJT Floral sampler SAL is out this Friday. As you can see this time it will be the colourful poppy. Hope everyone is getting on well with it all.

Speak next...

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Another week

6th Jun 2018

Another week gone by, but here in the UK, especially where I live in Suffolk, the weather has been beautiful and sun is forcast for all of today. The landscape certainly looks like Summer with the darker greens on the trees and the vibrant red poppies that can now be seen in the hedgerows and fields.

For those of you that don't look at my FB page, I just wanted to add a picture of my Angel design that a stitcher...

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Sunbonnet Sue JUNE

1st Jun 2018

Halfway through our Sunbonnet Sue characters. This time a lad busy fishing.

It has been lovely to hear from so many of you and see how you are getting on with the stitching. If you haven't already, then please come and join Katherine So and me for the SAL for this at:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/322109094855799/

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Website shop

30th May 2018

I have decided to make a few changes to my Shop page, or at least Rachel Watson, my website designer will soon. A couple of sections will be removed. One is the needlepoint designs, as there doesn't appear to be enough interest in this style of needlework. This will be replaced with my Blackwork and cross stitch pictures that are so popular and I think they deserve a section on their own.

The other, is to select a group of Large...

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New chart ready in time for Christmas!

23rd May 2018

I know, but that word has to be said occasionally....you may not wish to start stitching for Christmas quite this soon but I hope you will still like to see these four jolly snowmen that I have added to my shop today......and they will still be here when you are ready to start. 

Hope, like us, you enjoyed seeing our Royal wedding last weekend. I just love to see  the colour and pageantry on the screen. It must have been wonderful...

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Tilly

16th May 2018

A little late updating my Wednesday Blog. My computer seemed to take ages downloading and updating the files this morning......

A picture of our Labrador, Tilly, who is now 9 months old...plus a week! As you can see she is nearly fully grown, just the filling out bits I think now. Considering she is classified as a teenager and supposed to be pushing the boundaries, overall she is quite good.

The other picture, which I have added to my FB page just...

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