Lesley Teare is one of the UK’s leading cross stitch designers, providing designs and charts for many needlework magazines including The World of Cross Stitching, Cross Stitcher, Cross Stitch Gold and Cross Stitch Crazy. She’s also created designs for retail trade and card companies and is author of the book Cross Stitch Cute Baby Models – 20 lovely designs to stitch for new babies, young children or parents. She specialises in cross stitch and blackwork and lives in Suffolk where she enjoys walking her Labrador, Tilly. She’s loved by stitchers everywhere for her colourful and easy-to-stitch designs that never fail to wow. You can browse her cross stitch patterns in her online shop.