Lesley Teare Needlework design

LJT 2022 Happy Day sampler

11th Jan 2022

My new 9 part series is ready! Sorry for the delay and thank you to so many of you for your kind messages last week.

I thought we would start with a 'happy' sampler. I hope it will bring a smile over the coming weeks whilst stitching. Nine motifs, all with a bit of fun.

Today, the border and all of the details you need are attached, and, next week we will start with the first motif of a fun butterfly. Please...

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New Year 2022

4th Jan 2022

Happy New Year everone.  I hope you all managed to have a lovely festive break. 

I do have to make an apology though, as I haven't quite sorted out the new SAL!!! SORRY. We had a few more visitors, which was really lovely, so I extended my holiday period for a bit longer.

I have managed to add four new designs to my website Shop though. Seasonal sampler designs, all based on the same house through the year but with flora and...

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LJT Christmas 2021

21st Dec 2021

Hi everyone. Such difficult times so I hope that this year has gone well for most of you.

Thank you so much for all of your messages and pictures of your stitched pieces. It brings me a lot of pleasure to see your creativity.

And, really lovely news, as I now have the update for my new SAL for 2022 that will run from January through to December next year. I am really excited so I do hope you will love this...

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14th Dec 2021

Hi everyone. First, just a note to say that my thoughts are with all of our lovely stitching friends and everyone in the USA affected by the awful tornedoes.

Nearly Christmas and still just a bit of time to stitch a few more cards. I have added a really simple snowflake design for you today which I hope you will like and will not take too long to stitch.

This week a group of 6 simple Christmas wreaths designs have been added...

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LJT 2021 Christmas sampler Design 9

7th Dec 2021

Well folks, part 9! The weeks seem to have flown by and I am absolutely delighted with how my Christmas sampler design has turned out! Thank you all so much for your lovely comments and great pictures. It means a lot to me.

A new 9 part SAL will start at the beginning of January, but hopefully I can add a couple more very simple designs for the next 2 weeks.

A new design has been added to my Shop this week.

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LJT 2021 Christmas sampler 8

1st Dec 2021

It is hard to think there is only one more motif to stitch on this pretty Christmas sampler. Today, it is part 8 and another angel to bring 'JOY'. It has been such fun and your pictures that you send in are lovely to see. Thank you.

Also today, it is the final part of my Teacup SAL that has been available this year from Creative Poppy. The good news is that there will be a new one for 2022 and...

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LJT2021 Christmas sampler design 7

23rd Nov 2021

Hopefully this little chap will make you smile! Easy to stitch and he is part 7 of this year's Christmas sampler.

Also, I have added another sampler design this week to my Shop which I hope you will like. This one is based on Georgian style houses with a some fun country animals and more pretty patchwork patterns.

I hope you all have a good week with plenty of stitching,


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LJT 2021 Christmas Design 6

16th Nov 2021

A sweet little Polar bear this week which I hope you will enjoy. The sampler is really taking shape now and it is also lovely seeing how many of you are making single cards and ornaments from each design. Thank you for sharing.

This week I have added another sampler design based on the Shaker style which I hope you will like. Based on the seasons with various houses, birds and flora and of course, the lovely American patchwork. 

I hope you...

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LJT Christmas sampler design 5

9th Nov 2021

Lots of lovely chirpy robins to see this past week. Many thanks for sending them in. Great fun. A simple 'LOVE' design this week which I hope you will enjoy. 

I have added a new design to my shop this week, based on the American Shaker designs. Simple to stitch and not too large a project to work on.

I hope you all have a lovely week with plenty of stitching.


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LJT 2021 Christmas sampler design 4

2nd Nov 2021

Aren't the designs looking so happy and cheerful. I am really pleased and again thank you so much for sending your pictures in. This week, a really perky little robin that must make us smile. I hope you enjoy the stitching.

I have just added a new Christmas design to my Website Shop that is for a special Christmas table runner that will take pride of place each year. I hope you like it.

Happy stitching and take care,


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LJT Christmas sampler design 3

26th Oct 2021

I do hope my little Father Christmas makes you smile this week and you will enjoy stitching him. Many thanks for all of the lovely pictures you are sending in, it really is super.

I have been busy this week organising my new SAL for 2022 which will be available from Creative Poppy around Christmas time. It has been great fun to work on, and, in due course, I will let you know more about this lovely project  which I hope...

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LJT 2021 Christmas sampler 2

19th Oct 2021

A lovely start last week for our new Christmas sampler and so lovely to see the pictures of the cute little penguin that so many of you have sent in. Thank you. This week a touch of 'Peace' and one I hope you will enjoy stitching.

 To many new members who have joined our special group this past week, a warm welcome, but if you haven't already then please join us by going to this link, as it is a lovely...

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