I had bought some tearaway/washaway stabilizer a few years ago. I had used it in a project but it did not tearaway cleanly, so I didn't use it again. When I asked around about it, I found out that the paper did washaway but left fibers underneath the sti
I want to try to do multiple hooping to make a quilt. It seem that when I do embroidery with batting in it, even with a cutaway stabilizer, the embroidery takes up space and shrinks the fabric a little. I'm concerned about getting the merged parts to lin
I have some tearaway/washaway stabilizer. It's a paper type stabilizer that is suppose to wash away over time...I guess. Anyhow, I wanted to use it in a pocket that will have fabric on top and on bottom. Will the stabilizer that is enclosed in the pocket
Does anyone have experience with tearaway/washaway stabilizers? Do they tearaway cleanly? How do they wash away...do they dissolve in water? Do they disappear after one wash in a machine? Do they remain under the stitching and make pokies? Is the
I had a thread nest that pulled my inner hoop out of the outer hoop. Any suggestion as to how to realign the stabilizer back into the hoop? Of course, this only happens when I almost done with the design.
If you have a fabric that bleeds, will rayon threads absorb the color? I have a red sweatshirt that I was going to use some rayon thread on. While I don't normally prewash sweatshirts, I did this one and it bled. It is an 85/15 poly cotton so I w
Does anyone have a website where they list the different weights of stabilizers by mfgs? I look at the stabilizers and I have no way of knowing just how thick they are. LIke is a heavy weight the same thickness no matter what brand?
I've been looking for a pattern for an old fashion type apron that you slide your arms into and crosses in the back. I have a friend that likes them best, but I haven't been able to find a pattern. Seems like I've been looking for a year!