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

LJT399 Marsh marigolds and Kingfisher

This circular design with its delicate floral border, shows off a beautiful and vibrant kingfisher sitting quietly amongst pretty Marsh...

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


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LJT398 Scabious flowers and wren

This circular design, with a little wren sitting amongst pretty scabious flowers and a scattering of Summer butterflies, is surrounded...

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


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4th May 2021

LJT part series Floral sampler 8

It seems amazing that we only have one more week to go before I add the final design for this part series. It has been really lovely again to see all of your stitched pieces, thank you. A colourful image this week with red hips that brighten our hedgerows here...

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