Over on http://pintangle.com/ this week the TAST stitch is the strait feather stitch, and the plaited feather stitch. Here is my practice -
These would make real nice borders on something. I think I have just the place for it.
I also made a little heart with chain stitch in DMC 6 stand floss. I used 3 stands, then laced it with Pearl 5. I can't show you the rest of this cause it's a gift. but I suppose it's okay to give sneak peeks at what stitching is going on.