Lesley Teare, Cross Stitch and needlework designs

Lesley Teare Needlework design
Lesley Teare at work

Lesley Teare has a degree in Printed and Woven Textiles and as well as teaching art has worked as a freelance designer for many years for the retail trade and card companies.

For the past twenty years Lesley has concentrated on designing for the needlework market but now works mainly for the cross stitch market, providing designs and charts for many needlework magazines.

Lesley has lived in Suffolk for 20 years and has a large black Labrador for company to go for long walks with in the beautiful countryside. She likes to spend time walking or gardening and with a large plot to tend it is just as well.

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Buy Lesley's cross stitch pattern designs online, visit the shop page to browse by category. With a large portfolio of work you are bound to find something you want to create.

New designs are being added every month!

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Cross stitch bird - Cross Stitch Chart

LJT135 Nesting time

This lovely small picture, depicting a sweet bird making its...

Sewn design size: 4.3 x 4.3 inches or 109 x 109mm


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Folksy Valentine fairy in cross stitch - Cross Stitch Chart

LJT134 Valentine Fairy

This folksy style Valentine fairy with her kind sentiments, will...

Sewn design size: 10 x 12 inches or 254 x 305mm


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19th Nov 2015
 Cross stitched British birds

Latest design out now!

This seasonal picture of some of our lovely British garden birds will be a delight to look at, especailly during the winter months. Find this in the latest edition of Cross Stitch Collection, issue 256 out now. The design has been stitched on a cream fabric but a natural linen would also work well. It's great fun to see the wren, goldfinch, great tit, blue tit and the robin appear as one progresses through the design. This wreath style border...