The second part of the sampler-
I started with combining other stitches with crossed feather stitch. Running and pistil stitches are worked with this stitch in the first row. The stitch was whipped on both sides in the second row and laced on one side in the third row.
4.A satin ribbon was couched with this stitch worked in two colours in the first row. I liked working this sample. Straight stitches were worked in the middle of crossed feather stitch in the second row. Fly stitches and beads are worked with this stitch on the last row.
This stitch would be useful to work wide borders and couching. The sampler-