Lesley Teare Needlework design

LJT Blackwork Spring part series 5

11th Feb 2020

Here is the centre piece for my new Blackwork part series, so it really is going to start looking like the Spring sampler when this is completed. All of your stitched pieces that you have so kindly shown on my Lesley Teare group page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/529145740484076/  look wonderful. It is so lovely to see the different fabrics, and, even one talented stitcher adapting the border. I will look forward to catching up with all of your new photos in the coming...

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LJT Spring blackwork part series 4

4th Feb 2020

Another week and I hope your stitching has been going well This is the fourth section to my new part series and it is all looking lovely with your pictures you are sending in. Keep them coming to my Lesley Teare group as they are super to see.


 Plus, a small, sneaky preview of my next design for my new Stitchalong that I am doing with Creative Poppy. If you haven't already joined then please do go along to their...

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LJT Spring blackwork part series 3

28th Jan 2020

Part three is now ready for you to download and the stitched designs that you are sending in look so pretty. I am really pleased. 

Don't forget that this weekend the February chart for my Birds and blackwork flower Stitchalong will become availble, so, if you haven't already joined, then please take a look at this link for further information: 


 Otherwise, do keep sending in your pictures and comments to my FB page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/529145740484076/

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LJT Spring blackwork part series 2

21st Jan 2020

Thank you for all of your pictures you are sending in to me with the first section of my new part series to my Lesley Teare group:


If you haven't already then please come and join our lovely group.

Here is the second section which I hope you will enjoy.

The other picture is of my new black design of a gorgeous Oriental lady which you can find on my Shop: https://www.lesleyteare.com/shop/blackwork

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LJT Spring blackwork part series 1

14th Jan 2020

Here we go! The first exciting bit of my new blackwork Spring sampler. Thank you so much for your support and the wonderful pictures and comments that you send in.

Please do remember that this part series is a freebie and I do not have the time to stitch it, so.....if there are any mistakes then let me know and I will amend. 

I have also added last week's border chart and the details for the design again so everything is all...

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LJT Blackwork part series Spring....the start!

7th Jan 2020

Hopefully you have all had a lovely festive break and now we are about to start on our new project  - a new part series which will take us into March 2020.

Thanks so much for the many lovely pictures that you have sent through to my Lesley Teare group; stitched pictures from my last two SALs for 2019 and of course, my first part series for an Xmas sampler.- please do come and join us if you haven't already: https://www.facebook.com/groups/529145740484076/?ref=bookmarks


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Happy New Year

1st Jan 2020

2020! The Owls certailny flew fast through 2019! My thanks to so many of you for your lovely comments throughout and it is very much appreciated.

May I just say a very special thanks to Toni Ball, who admins along with me, my Lesley Teare group, and I hope many of you will come and join us. -https://www.facebook.com/groups/529145740484076/?ref=bookmarks 

and Katherine So, in Australia, who has run the Owl SAL group in 2019 and many previous ones and of course, Lori Laughlin,...

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Wednesday blog 18th December

18th Dec 2019

The latest Cross Stitch Gold magazine 161 has just been issued with a lovely black labrador puppy designed by Jenny Barton on the cover. It looks really soft and cuddly. My design for this issue is quite Spring like with a picture of a blue tit with its nest so we can start looking forward to next year and warmer weather in our Northern hemisphere.

It has been stitched beautifully for the magazine by Jan Hazeltine.

Well, this time next week it...

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My Wednesday Blog 11th December

10th Dec 2019

Hope your week has gone well. Just for me this is a couple of weeks to relax slightly, but I thought a simple design for that last minute stitching might not go amiss. Please use what colours you like, and of course, I always love to see the stitched outcome.

If you haven't joined my Lesley Teare group, then please do, and let us see and read about the designs of mine that you are stitching. Here is the link:



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News about my designs 2020!

5th Dec 2019

Over the past few years I have enjoyed working on 11 free SALs for you to stitch. I hope the quality of the designs has been high and that many of you have enjoyed stitching some of them.

It is now time for changes, as after 30 years of designing for books and magazines I have decided to cut back on my workload. Some of you may have noticed over the past year that there are fewer designs of mine in...

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LJT Xmas blackwork part series 14

3rd Dec 2019

Wonderful! We are now at my final chart of my Xmas blackwork part series for 2019! It has been a really exciting project to do and it has been lovely seeing all of your progress and pictures.

There will be new projects starting in the the New year but till then I will be adding a few more comments on a Wednesday up to Christmas. I do hope you have enjoyed all of the designs I have added this year and...

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