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Sheaf Stitch! How to, Embroidery

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Working the Feathered Chain Stitch

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.

Vintage embroidered cushion .

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Types Of Fabrics Embellishments / Textiles Decoration Techniques

"Though we do not know where Suzani came from, the earliest pieces have been found in Egypt. It is understood, that initially this tradition started with just simple processes of repairing fabric, but then developed into something lovelier and very decorative. Since embroidery was a mark of wealth and status, the craft of embroidery and textiles flourished, and so did Suzani."


Twisted chain stitch is a variation of the basic chain stitch that we learned earlier (see Lazy Daisy which is really a detached chain sti...