Lesley Teare Needlework design

Part 11 Xmas blackwork SAL

12th Nov 2019

Only three more sections to go! I do hope you are enjoying each week's design.

This time, another mistletoe leaf, but with a different blackwork pattern

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Part 10. Xmas blackwork SAL

5th Nov 2019

Nearly there! and I am so delighted with how this has gone and seeing your lovely pictures of the work. Thank you.

 Happy stitching, Lesley

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My November OWL

31st Oct 2019

Hard to think that we only have one more owl to stitch, but here is the November one with his warm nightcap and slippers and a bright candle to show him the way to bed.

Thank you for sending in your lovely pictures of your progress.

I know I keep saying make sure you download and keep ALL of the charts, but it always seems that a few stitchers don't and then are really upset that they cannot receive them at a...

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Part 9 Another week!

29th Oct 2019

Yes, another week and another part to my blackwork Xmas series. Really lovely to see how many of you are enjoying this. Thank you for your pictures.

It's the main section this week, and of course you don't need to add the lettering, quite optional.

Happy stitching, Lesley

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Part 8 of my Xmas blackwork part series

22nd Oct 2019

Gosh, this is all going so well. I am so pleased to see all of your lovely stitched pieces.

Part 8  - a stylised snow flake. Next week I will be adding the larger central section before moving on to the rest of the small motifs that will complete my blackwork Xmas SAL.

Happy stitching, Lesley

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Floral cushion the October section

18th Oct 2019

Only two more sections of this pretty design to go to complete my Floral cushion. I am really pleased to see your pictures of how this design has worked out. The October section completes the poppy flower we did last month plus another small part to go with it. 

Happy stitching, Lesley

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Part 7 Another week and another chart.

15th Oct 2019

Part 7 of my Xmas SAL. It is going so well and I am delighted with the pictures you are sending in. Please keep them coming and now we have part 7 with a 'Present'

Hope your week goes well; as some of you may have read on my FB page yesterday, I had, along with a lot of neighbours in our large community, rather a trying time with no Internet access for 36 hours...anyway, back on and in time to...

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Part 6 Welcome to my Wednesday blog

8th Oct 2019

Hope your week has gone well. Not too sure here in Suffolk in the UK that I like the colder and wet weather coming in. BUT! always a flipside to life - more time to stitch with the darker and colder evenings!

SO looking good with all of your lovely pictures coming in of my Xmas blackwork SAL, and here we go with the next section - a candle.

Hopefully have a lovely week everyone, Lesley x

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Part 5 Wednesday blog - another week!

1st Oct 2019

I think with adding my October owl yesterday to my blog and now another section for my blackwork Xmas SAL, how time is just flying! 

What a lovely start to this new project and it is great to see all of your lovely stitching. Do please keep them coming in so we can all see them.  If you would like to post pictures of designs of mine that you have done or are working on then please join me at this...

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LJT October Owl

30th Sep 2019

Hard to believe we only have two more owls to go till the end of, what has been for me, a great SAL. My October owl is ready to download, all kitted up for colder weather - here at least in the Northern hemishpere!

Thank you for all of your lovely pictures that you are sending in.

Please, please make sure that you down load ALL of the charts whether from here or from my SAL group, as they will ALL be...

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Xmas blackwork part series 4

24th Sep 2019

I have been thrilled to see lots of pictures this past week and if you wish to add to these then please do join my Lesley Teare Cross Stitch group, where you can send in any pictures of my designs that you have done.....including these. 

 https://www.facebook.com/groups/529145740484076/

Week 4 of my part series has my version of the dove. Make sure if you are working on both the sampler and the small individual motifs that the borders are slightly different. The smaller...

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LJT Xmas blackwork part series 3

17th Sep 2019

Already some lovely pictures from some of you for the start of this Xmas project.

I have added a pdf file of the sampler border showing the first holly leaf (part 2) and now the first bird (part 3)

The single bird includes a border that will be suitable for all of the smaller motifs - so ideal for cards.

I hope this isn't confusing as you will probably work from this for the larger project.

Do remember that with my freebies I do...

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