Lesley Teare Needlework design

LJT Happy Day sampler 9

15th Mar 2022

Nine weeks always seems a long time when we start on our new projects and then the weeks 'fly' by. I do hope you have enjoyed this series as much as me.

Next week I will be showing you another new project. Till then, happy stitching,


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LJT Happy Day sampler 8

8th Mar 2022

Motif 8 and a happy, or not, sheep to join our lovely group. This series has certainly brought a smile to my face on seeing your lovely stitched pieces. Thank you.

And, my last addition to my countryside samplers, the fourth one, the seaside. Pufffins, grebe, commorant, oyster catchers, crabs and seagulls with a few flora to soften the design. Hope you like the group.

 LJT218 Seaside sampler — Decorative — Lesley Teare

Happy stitching.



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LJT Happy Day sampler 7

1st Mar 2022

Part 7 of my Happy Day sampler and this time a cute littlle chick to bring a smile to our faces. I hope you enjoy stitching it.

Another new sampler design this week. The third one in a series based on our British countryside with this one concentrating on the riverside where we can see herons, swans, kingfishers and more. Simple to stitch on a natural coloured Aida or evenweave.

 LJT321 Riverside Sampler — Decorative — Lesley Teare

Happy stitching,


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LJT Happy Day sampler 4

8th Feb 2022

Part 4 of my Happy Day sampler and it is looking great. Thank you for all of your pictures of your progress.

I have added one more design today to join last week's Countryside sampler; a woodland scene with a variety of animals and flora. There will be another design, a riverside one, to join this group next week.

 LJT075 Woodland sampler — Decorative — Lesley Teare

I hope your week goes well with plenty of lovely stitching,



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LJT Happy Day sampler 3

1st Feb 2022

The third motif for my Happy day sampler, another smiling butterfly. Thank you for all of the pictures that you are sending in, a joy to see.

This week I have added two more designs; one is the lovely tea cup sampler that was available last year from Creative Poppy as my 12 month SAL. The design can now be bought from my Shop.

LJT115 Blackwork Tea cup Sampler — Blackwork — Lesley Teare

The other is another sampler design based on...

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LJT Happy Day sampler 2

25th Jan 2022

This cute little rabbit, will hopefully be great fun to stitch and it has been lovely seeing the pictures of the happy butterfly from last week.

If you are new to reading my Wednesday blog and have missed the other sections, then just scroll dowm to the previous weeks.

I added a new design this week of a Fantasy Unicorn. It comes with a simple alphabet and numbers so you can personalise the design for that special little person.

LJT260 Fantasy Unicorn...

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LJT2022 Happy Day sampler 1

18th Jan 2022

The first motif! A very happy butterfly to stitch. As before, these designs have not been stitched, so if you find any problems / mistakes, then please let me know.

If you are new to my Wednesday blog page and missed the chart for the border pattern then please scroll down to 12th January to find all of the details.

I hope the whole series will be good fun and I shall look forward to seeing how you all get on.

I hope...

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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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