a step by step illustration of how to work feather stitch.Feather stitch is also known as single coral stitch and briar stitch. Feather stitch is found extensively on traditional English smocks and on antique crazy quilts.
The first stitch is a single herringbone and then filled in the curve with closed herringbone making bigger stitches on the outside curve. I suggest you draw the shape/curve you want onto the fabric. It is quick and easy to do and can be used 'as is' or a