Lesley Teare Needlework design

Christmas present!!

12th Dec 2017

Well I do hope you will all enjoy this design. Some of you will have taken part in the 2016 SAL when this was first published on my Blog. However, there are many more of you following my site.....WELCOME......and as I read a note from a distressed stitcher who had lost the charts, I thought it might be nice to add this design again as a small gift from me.

If you decide to stitch it as a sampler, then the...

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New website features

6th Dec 2017

After a few teething problems I hope you, and me, are getting used to a slightly different format. The new system allows your messages to come directly to me so I can keep up to date. I'm still finding my way round it so bear with me if there are a few mistakes! I am really busy with a large commission at present but will add a few new designs to my SHOP site early next week. Hope your stitching is...

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December Teddy

30th Nov 2017

Here is our last ted. I do hope you have all enjoyed taking part in this during the year. It has been great fun and wonderful to see how all of your stitching has progressed and with lots of different ideas from some of you. Please kepp the photos coming and I hope you are all looking forward to our new Sunbonnet Sue / He SAL in 2018.

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December Teddy

Cute teddy chart to download

27th Nov 2017

This little ted was available a couple of year's ago on my BLOG but here she is again especially for Lindsey Groom, but, I hope you will all enjoy this cutie for a quick weekend stitch.

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Cute Ted

Idea !

23rd Nov 2017

Looking towards 2018......and SAL thoughts. I like this idea of Sunbonnet "Sue's and he's!" Any thoughts please. There will probably be a 'grown - up one as well, based on flowers and butterflies. Depends how well I can get on with them all. 

Look forward to hearing from you all. x 

Just an update from this earlier text. Thank you so much to everyone that has replied, and I think I may have deleted one message by mistake! if so please send...

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Sunbonnet Sue sampler

Final Motif !

23rd Nov 2017

The last motif is the sleigh for my Christmas SAL. I do hope those of you taking part have enjoyed the stitching. It's been lovely seeing your progress along the weeks and really nice for me as well.

 

Comment from DJ

I've collected them all. Thank you so much!

You are very welcome DJ

Lesley

Comment from Pamela D Redfern

Thanks for this! They are so lovely! hugs, queeny

I have been very pleased to see how the samplers have been growing...

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Christmas sampler

Tilly into trouble!

23rd Nov 2017

Hope your week is going well. I am at present on a very large commission so no time to catch up with other things, so I thought you might like to catch up with our Tilly. As you can see at 13 + weeks getting into trouble. We have had to remove all of the garden lights, but she still managed to find one more! 

Remember this Friday is our last motif to stitch for my weekly Christmas SAL sampler. Catch...

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Tilly 13 weeks

Christmas Sampler Tree

14th Nov 2017

A simple, decorative Christmas tree for our 11th motif. If stitching on white fabric you  can possibly leave the blanc thread out, but it is necesary on a darker linen style material. Nearly there with just one more to go!

 

Comment from Lorrie Murphy

Thank you. Get this one done and its almost complete

Nearly there!

Lesley

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Christmas Tree cross stitch

Nativity themed alphabet

14th Nov 2017

Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas in cross stitch with simple nativity motifs that will be perfect for personalising your Christmassy makes and gifts.

Find this alphabet in the latest edition of World of Cross Stitching, issue 262

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Nativity alphabet
Christmas sampler SAL

November Ted

14th Nov 2017

Our latest ted is ready for bed! Only one more and then we will have completd the twelve. I have really enjoyed seeing the progress through the months and I hope you will enjoy stitching this latest little fellow. 

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Teddy sampler

Christmas Stocking

14th Nov 2017

Here is the 9th motif - a Christmas stocking. Your stitched piece should be looking much more like a Christmas sampler....... so we are nearly ready for December.

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Christmas sampler