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.

Online Shop

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

LJT101C Knot 'love' garden cards

Four delightful knot garden designs based on the theme of 'love.' Ideal for cards or snall pictures. Stitch on 14...

Stitched design for each card: 60 x 60


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LJT277 Goldfinch and poppies

This circular design, with its delicate floral border, shows off a beautiful vibrant Goldfinch amongst glorious red poppies. Stitch on...

Finished size: 254 x 254 mm or 10 x 10 inches


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9th Aug 2022

LJT Summer sampler 8

Nearing completion of our Summer sampler with the chart 8 design.  Thank you for all of your pictures you send in as it is so lovely to see them and the progress of the sampler.

Have a lovely week.

Happy stitching,


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