Padded Satin Stitch
Padding methods vary, from Satin Stitch to Seeding, but they are always stitched in the opposite direction of the finished Satin Stitch to ensure they won't show through.
Groups of stitches of varying lengths, stitched repeating patterns. Best suited for evenweave fabrics to ensure uniform stitches. Known in Japan as Kogin Embroidery, often worked with white cotton on heavy indigo linen.
Can be used as a line or border, or, as is commonly seen in Chinese embroideries, as filling. A more open variation of this stitch, Spaced Pekinese Stitch, has uses Back Stitches with gaps between (although Running Stitch would be just as effective).
A hand-sewing stitch that is a combination of Running Stitch and Back Stitch, used to create strong seams. Often used for hand-piecing of quilts. A small Back Stitch is taken at the beginning of a series of Running Stitches.
Long-armed Cross Stitch worked close together, with little or no fabric showing between the stitches.