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

LJT087 Peacock Fan

A pretty, decorative design of a fan based on the regal peacock surrounded by peonies and butterflies. Stitch on 14...

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


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27th Sep 2023

LJT Blog Butterfly sampler 6

Finally catching up! And thank you for your kind words and patience. Hopefully, 'on the mend' but it will take quite while. Part 6 of my Butterfly sampler is ready for you to download which I hope you will enjoy stitching this week.

Happy stitching,


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