This is how you get really smooth, lovely satin stitches. Outline in split or chain stitch, fill in the area with chain or long & short stitches, and then do the satin stitch. The underlying stitches support the satin stitch and help it to lay smoothly.
Bird Felt Ornament, by Tag. Part of the Chalet Collection. This is for the BIRD ornament, made of red and white felt, lightly stuffed, and stitched with red and white thread. Measures x inches. Other ornaments available!