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

LJT364 Decorative Peacock

This decorative design of a glorious peacock with irridescent colours and metallic thread can be stitched on 14 count Aida...

Finished size: 254 x 305 mm or 10 x 12 inches


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LJT366 Stonehenge in Summer

This striking picture of the iconic Stonehenge in Summer is simple to stitch as it is in full cross stitches.

Finished size: 254 x 203 mm or 10 x 8 inches


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7th Jul 2020

LJT Simple cross stitch designs part 4

Thank you for all of your lovely comments about my latest sampler design. Here is part 4 that starts the second row of my simple sampler. It has been lovely to read your comments this past week and that you are enjoying it. 

The peacock is my latest design that I...

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