Lesley Teare

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 yellow 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!

Recently Added

LJT92C Blackwork Spring flowers

Lovely Spring flower pictures all worked in decorative blackwork and cross stitches in different colours.

Stitch on 14 count Aida or...

Finished size for all 4 designs: 192 x 192 mm or 7.6 x 7.6 inches


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LJT073 Decorative Spring sampler

A pretty design based on Blackwork stitches combined with colourful cross stitches to form this decorative Spring sampler.

Stitch on 14...

Stitched design: 203 x 203 mm or 8 x 8 inches


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21st Mar 2023

LJT Blackwork Floral Sampler

The start of another weekly series and this time a bit more blackwork design with some cross stitch to form a pretty floral sampler. I hope you like it and that you will enjoy the stitching, whether you complete it as a sampler or use the motifs for individual designs...

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