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.

百合 手刺繍半襟 丹後産 正絹塩瀬400匁 日本の絹 手刺繍半衿

This is Haneri. Haneri is a collar scarf of the kimonos. This Haneri is a beautiful item with the hand embroidery.