MADEIRA STABILIZERS



Madeira Wash-Away Stabilizers
Great as an embroidery backing or topping. Designed for delicate, washable fabric as well as high-pile fabric. Also good for freehand embroidery, lace work, or any other project that requires the complete removal of the stabilizer. Dissolves in warm water and won't leave a sticky residue or make your fabric stiff.
 
WASHAWAY FILM WASHAWAY FIX WASHAWAY PLUS WASHAWAY ULTRA
Avalon Film: 12" x 11yds, water-soluble, transparent, clear film only.
Ideal for knits and looped fabrics, such as terry cloth.   Prevents stitching from sinking and disappearing into the nap of the fabric. Stretchable and delicate fabrics will no longer lose their shape as you sew or embroider on them. Use Avalon film for velvet, knits, silk, organza and netting. Try it as a backing for buttonholes, to transfer quilt patterns or for sandwiching or pizza techniques.
Avalon Fix: 9.5" x 1.1yds, self-adhesive, water-soluble non-woven, white only.
Ideal for working on lace, collars, cuffs, pockets, ribbon weaving or any project too small or odd-sized to hoop. Simply hoop Avalon Fix, peel the paper backing to reveal the adhesive surface, align washable fabric to be embroidered, and finger press in place. No more hoop marks. Washes out with lukewarm water.
Avalon Plus: 12" x 3.3yds, firm, water-soluble, non-woven, white only.
A firm, wash-away stabilizer with the strength of a non-woven fabric. It dissolves in warm water with no residue, allowing finished embroidery free of any hint of the backing used to create it. Ideal for embroidery on light, delicate fabrics, such as silk, organza or netting. Can handle dense embroidery without tearing. Also a good choice for darning backing, textile collages, 3-D appliqué, needle painting and freehand machine embroidery.
Avalon Ultra: 12 x 3.3yds, extremely stable, water-soluble film only.
Extremely firm, Avalon Ultra allows the most detailed and dense embroidery without tearing. Ideal for hoopless embroidery and projects where a firm base or foundation is required. Also a great option as a topping or for thread sketching, lace work or spun lace, quilt patterns and sandwiching techniques.

Madeira Tear-Away Stabilizers

The temporary stabilizers that are easy to remove after stitching is complete. Recommended for medium to heavyweight fabrics and densely stitched embroidery designs.

    TEARAWAY
    COTTON FIX
    TEARAWAY
   COTTON SOFT
    TEARAWAY
 COTTON STABLE
 
Cotton Fix: 10" x 3.3yds, non-woven with paper backed release sheet, white only.
An excellent choice for adhering small items within a larger machine embroidery hoop -- no need to baste items to the stabilizer. Also Works very well for embroidery without a hoop, allowing you to avoid hoop marks on delicate or sensitive fabrics, like velvet, suede and silk. Ideal for Embroidering details on cuffs, collars, pockets and caps. Can be used on stretchy fabrics that are otherwise hard to hold in place for stitching, like knits and jerseys.
Cotton Soft: 12" x 11yds, non-woven with a smooth finish and soft feel, available in white and black.
A wonderful choice for all types of machine embroidery, monogramming, decorative stitching and cut work. Does an excellent job of preventing fabric shifting during stitching and produces super-clean edges. The natural cotton fibers make it environmentally friendly and extremely soft and comfortable against the skin. Ideal for appliqué or as a backing for buttonholes.
Cotton Stable: 12" x 5.5yds, iron-on, soft, non-woven, white only.
Ideal for stretch fabrics, such as T-shirts, jerseys and knits, especially good as a backing for making buttonholes in these kind of stretchy materials. Its iron-on coating produces a light adhesive effect, allowing for the quick removal of Cotton Stable when stitching is complete without leaving any sticky residue. Also works well for appliqués and computer prints.

Madeira Cut-Away Stabilizers

Permanent stabilizers meant to remain with the fabric to keep it stable during and after embroidery. Perfect for dense embroidery designs and fabrics that stretch or distort, like knits and synthetics.

   CUT & IRON
   SUPER FILM
     CUTAWAY
  SUPER STABLE
     CUTAWAY
 SUPER STRONG
Super Film: 12" x 5.5yds, special clear film which dissolves when heated, transparent only.
Ideal for delicate fabrics. Super Film is a heat-sensitive clear plastic-like film that disappears under a hot, dry iron. It works very well on specialty fabrics, such as satin, velvet and corduroy. Use it on fabrics too delicate for Tear Away, too sheer for Cut-Away, or for items that are not washable at all. It is also an excellent choice for patches as it remains under the stitching, continuing to support it during washing.
Super Stable: 12" x 5.5yds, iron-on, non woven, white only.
Ideal for thick stretch fabrics. Iron in place, stitch, then carefully cut away excess close to stitching. Great for dense machine embroidery and appliqué as it remains on the fabric to keep it stable during and after embroidery. Try Super Stable for patchwork, bags, backpacks and cloth books.Also works well for complex decorative stitching.
Super Strong: 12" x 5.5yds, heavy weight, soft, non woven, available in white and black.

Ideal for embroidery designs with a large number of stitches and/or high stitch density. Works well on open-weave fabrics where a complex design is needed. Also guarantees exact typographic image retention for logos and emblems.