Sulky Stabilizers

The reason for using backing is to stabilize the design you are sewing on the garment. This is the foundation of your design. We all know that if we don't have a good foundation in any walk of life or project, the whole thing will come out wrong. If you build a skyscraper, you better have a good foundation. This also applies to a large stitch count. The more stitches your design has, the more backing you will need. If you only have a light weight backing, use several layers of backing. Four is not too many. You will have to use some common sense judgment on this. Sometimes multiple layers of backing is better than using one layer of a heavier backing.

Tear-Easy Tear-Easy: Soft, Lightweight, Tear-Away Stabilizer. Provides great stability combined with effortless removal that doesn't pull, tear or distort stitches. Professional embroiders use one, two or three layers of Sulky Tear-Easy to stabilize virtually any fabric. Each layer is then easily torn away separately to prevent the pulling, tearing or distorting of stitches that can occur when tearing away a single layer of a thicker heavier stabilizer.

Size 20" x 36" Color White Weight Light
Product #1010910 Cost: $2.49

Soft n Sheer Soft'n Sheer: Cut-Away Permanent Stabilizer. Lightweight, textured, non-woven nylon that is ultra soft next to your skin. Provides great permanent stability to stitch on lightweight knits and woven fabrics. Excellent stretch resistance eliminates pulling or sagging of the embroidery design during stitching and remains with fabric for continued stabilization through laundering and wearing.

Size 20" x 36" Color Black
Product #1041174 Cost: $3.29

Size 20" x 36" Color White
Product #1041177 Cost: $2.99

Heat-Away Heat-Away Clear Film: Heat Removable Topper or Stabilizer. Traceable, stitching, medium weight clear film that can be used as a design template or disappearing support. Works well on most fabric types. A great alternative to using a cut-away or tear-away stabilizer when you do not want residue left on the fabric. Not recommended for high pile fabrics like terry cloth and fleece as it can get trapped in loops and cause sticking. Removes easily with a dry iron.

Size 19.75" x 36" Color Clear
Product #1041170 Cost: $2.19

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Sew, Craft, Quilt and Embroider Confidently with Sulky Stabilizers by Joyce Drexler.

Projects Galore:
  • 3-D Appliqué
  • Unique Pillows
  • Appliquéd Apron
  • Thread Painting
  • Quilted Aspen
  • Appliquéd Sweatshirts
  • Embroidered Overshirts
  • Corded Crafts
  • Multi-Media Crafts
  • Fabric/Paper Collage
  • Thread Lace Scarves
  • Stabilizer Roll Holder
  • And many, many more
Bonus CD with:
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  • Patterns for Projects
  • Fabulous Food Recipes from "Sewing Stars"
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Product #1041178 Cost: $29.95

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