feather stitch, when worked in a frame, is exactly the same as that worked in the hand, except that it is more even and smooth.
The feather stitch consists of alternating stitches, or groups of stitches, slanting toward a center line.
Like the feather stitch, the chain stitch is worked towards the worker.
feather stitch is generally used for embroidering flowers, whether natural or conventional.
Every white stripe you worked with zephyr worsted in briar stitch or herring-bone or feather stitch.
In some ancient specimens the design is worked in feather stitch, and the whole ground in cushion stitch.
The favourite and most frequently seen among the stitches so used, are the French knot, stem stitch and feather stitch.