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

LJT397 Decorative Bird designs

Four decorative bird designs with Blackwork and cross stitch flowers. Stitch on 14 count Aida or 28 count evenweave.

Each bird design: 48w x 58h stitches


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LJT020 Delft Blue Alphabet

A pretty blue and white designed alphabet, based on Delft Blue and white patterns.

Stitch on 14 ciunt Aida or 28...

Fabric size: 181 x 318 mm or 7.1 x 12.5 inches


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30th May 2023

LJT Blackwork Leaf sampler

I decided to go with another blackwork based design for our next project, this time choosing leaf shapes with a lovely tracery pattern in green that makes up the patterns. Today, the pdf file for the border is available for you to download, along with all of the details you...

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