closed blanket stitch - Thrust needle through cloth in a slanting position bring needle through the extreme edge of work. The second stitch is slanted in the opposite direction meets the first stitch, thus forming pairs of stitches that are closed at top
Cretan stitch:This is a variation of the feather stitch. This is done by making two slanting outer stitches, one to the right and one to the left of the stamped line. The center forms a ribbed effect. It can make an effective border.