Lyda: "This is the first real embroidery stitch i learned, i used it on the seams of my apron dress." Vandyke stitch, several extant things have this on them in some form or another (see Medieval Clothing and Textiles vol VIII?
The Feathered Chain Stitch is a decorative hand embroidery stitch that utilizes chain stitches arranged on a zig-zag as if working the feather stitch. This highly textured surface embroidery stitch can be used in bands and rows.
strandhuset: “ I was out searching for more striped preloved shirts today in my local op shop (as I do; I came across this beautiful wool embroidery wrapped in plastic and on the floor leaning against a table with some sad looking frames.