- an embroidery stitch producing work in which a succession of branches extend alternately on each side of a central stem.
- to ornament by featherstitch.
Origin of featherstitch
Examples from the Web for featherstitch
Historical Examples of featherstitch
Sew the seams, then fell them and featherstitch the outside of the seams in colored linen.Social Life
Maud C. Cooke
Would you like to make the chain stitch and the featherstitch?
The featherstitch is very beautiful, when made small and even (Fig. 71).
In practicing the featherstitch draw a pencil line on your cloth as a guide.
The featherstitch is sometimes a straight stitch instead of slanting.
- a zigzag embroidery stitch
- to decorate (cloth) with featherstitch