This PDF file The Riches of Stitches is an excellent resource particularly if you are following the TAST challenge. Not only is there stitch instructions in this article, but ideas on how to push a stitch further. This phrase “pushing a stitch” is often used by contemporary embroiderers. I see stitches as marks – a graphic language that you can use to express ideas. As a graphic language the more you develop your vocabulary the better. How do you do that? By “pushing a stitch” . There are lots of ideas on how to do this in the PDF file.