Lesley Teare Needlework design

Happy Christmas

23rd Dec 2020

Thank you for all of your support through this past year, one which has been so difficult for everyone. It has been lovely catching up with so many of you through my Face Book pages and seeing lovely pictures of your work. 

I hope you all manage to have a pleasant Christmas.

Stay safe, stay warm and keep stitching.

Wishing a happy and better 2021 for all.

Lesley x

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LJT Christmas JOY

15th Dec 2020

Amazing to think that Christmas 2020 is nearly here. This simple Christmas design will be my last free design for you to download until Wedneday 30th December. when I will be starting my seasonal blackwork sampler - the Winter one. The Spring, Summer and Autumn samplers have been really great with so many lovely comments and pictures from you of your stitched pieces. Thank you.

More exciting news from me is that my new Stich - along is again available from...

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LJT Christmas candle

8th Dec 2020

A fairly simple design of a traditional candle that won't take too long to stitch.

I hope the past week has gone well and happy stitching for the coming week,



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1st Dec 2020

A fairly simple design for you to stitch this week. I have suggested a grey metallic for the dove outline, but the stranded cotton 317 can also be used.

Sadly the last SAL bird has flown in. It has been super seeing so many of your pictures and I do so hope you have enjoyed stitching this series as much as I enjoyed designing them.

The details for my new SAL for 2021 will shortly be able to be viewed, but you...

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LJT Christmas LOVE

24th Nov 2020

 This bright and simple design is easy to stitch from my weekly Wednesday Blog and I do hope it will bring a little 'love' of Christmas tidings to all. Hope you enjoy it.

And a touch of 'Winter sparkle!' which I think we all need at present. This is my latest design to be added to my shop and is based on decorative blackwork and cross stitches in lovely shades of reds.

Hope your week goes well and please keep the photos...

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LJT Little Snowman

17th Nov 2020

Lovely pictures coming in from you of the robin and little reindeer from my two previous Blogs, so I do hope the little snowman will be a lovely addition.  What a joy to also see the talented ways so many of you complete the designs with lovely frames and cards that really help to 'show' them off.

Another blackwork with colourful cross stitches has been added to my Shop this week. This sampler design is suitable to be framed or made...

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LJT Little reindeer

9th Nov 2020

This cute little reindeer is my free chart for you to download this week. I hope you will enoy stitching him.

I am delighted to say that two new charts have been added to my Shop - one, a decorative Spring view of the Eiffel Tower and the second, my latest Blackwork design, with of course, added colourful cross stitches and a cheeky wren who sits amongst the pretty scabious flowers. I hope you will like both.

Happy stitching and keep safe,


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Christmas robin

3rd Nov 2020

Hello everyone.

Another week, and just more problems for so many. Perhaps just the time to settle down and enjoy our stitching. Keep calm.

A small cross stitch design for you today which can make a lovely Christmas card. Please add to it - perhaps gold Algerian stars or a simple gold border line worked in backstitching could be a nice addition.

Look forward to seeing how you get on and please stay safe.


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My Wednesday blog.

27th Oct 2020

I hope you will agree, as I thought a slight break from my blackwork sampler series, as we lead up to December and Christmas, might be a good idea. This will mean we can start January 2021 off with my new Blackwork Winter sampler! The details of this will start Wednesday 30th January 2021.

Till then, I hope to add individual motifs each week which will be suitable for small Christmas cards. But for today, we have my owl who is...

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LJT Blackwork Autumn part series 9

20th Oct 2020

Part 9! It is hard to believe we have now come to the end of my Autumn sampler. 

I have SO enjoyed this one and by your lovely comments and wonderful pictures that you have been sending into my Lesley Teare Face book page many of you agree. 

I'll be taking a break from adding a chart next week, but obviously there will be be some small goodies in the 'pipe line' leading up to Christmas.

Just a quick comment to one of...

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LJT Blackwork Autumn sampler 8

13th Oct 2020

Week 8!! and your stitched pieces are looking fantastic. I am so pleased.

Hope you all have a lovely stitching week and I'll see you again next week for the final part.



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LJT Blackwork Autumn sampler 7

6th Oct 2020

Hard to believe that we only have two more motifs to work before we complete this sampler. It has been super to see all of your pictures coming in this week. 

Hope you all have a good week. Keep safe and happy stitching and see you next Wednesday.


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