This embroidery stitch is also known as Vandyke chain stitch. It is a line stitch and filling used on plain-and even-weave fabrics and is suitable for use with any type of embroidery thread.

You can make decorative zigzag line-an unusual outline for a shape.  Work in the same way as ordinary chain stitch, but each chain loop is set at right angles to the previous one to create the zigzag line. Continue reading