Straight stitch is one of the simplest embroidery stitches you can do. It is just bringing the needle up and down at the start and end of the stitching line. But don’t let the simplicity fool you. It is still a beautiful and effective stitch with lots of applications.
Feather stitch and chain stitch are both fun to do, and a great way to fill a lot of space quickly. They both have unique shapes and texture, so in embroidered pictures, you want to use that to your advantage rather than fighting against it.
Running stitch is usually used for hand sewing things. It is a great utility stitch to hold pieces of fabric together. It is the stitch that is used for hand quilting. Running stitch is often overlooked as a decorative embroidery stitch, but it ca be a great option.