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Backing Applications

Backing Reference Chart

There are numerous factors involved when selecting the proper embroidery stabilizer. A few examples would include: stability of garment, stitch density, stitch speed, color, design size, and digitizing. The table below is intended to be a “guide” only. Through your experience, you may find stabilizers that suit your needs better than the recommendations below.


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Aprons

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Baby Bibs

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Bandanas

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Baby Blankets

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Blanket (Horse)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, & 3-oz Cutaway

Blanket (Stadium)

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Blouses – (Silk & Polyester)

Clear-Stitch 1.5, Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Caps (Baseball)

Hat-Stitch 3.0

Caps (Knit)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, 3.0 Cutaway, Tear-Stitch 2.0

Children’s Sleepwear

Tear-Stitch 1.5

Coat Linings

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Dog Collars

Peel N Stick 1.5

Double Knit

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, & 3-oz Cutaway

Dresses (Cotton)

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0, & Clear-Stitch 1.5

Duffle Bag (Cotton or Nylon)

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Felt

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Fleecewear – L ight

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, 3.0 Cutaway, Tear-Stitch 2.0

Fleecewear – Medium

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, 3.0 Cutaway

Fleecewear – Heavy

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, & 3.0 Cutaway

Golf Shirts (Herringbone & Interlock)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, 3.0 Cutaway, & Tear-Stitch 2.0

Golf Shirts (Light)

Classic Grid Cutaway, 2.0 Clear-Stitch 1.5, & Tear-Stitch 2.0

Golf Shirts (Loose)

Classic Grid Cutaway2.0, Cutaway 3.0, Tear-Stitch 2.0

Golf Shirts (Pique Cotton)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Cutaway 3.0, & Tear-Stitch 2.0

High-Density Embroidery Designs

Cutaway 3.0, Classic Grid 2.5, & Hat Stitch 3.0

Jackets/Baseball (Satin)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Cutaway 3.0, & Tear-Stitch 2.0

Jackets/Windbreakers (Nylon)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Cutaway 3.0, & Tear-Stitch 2.0

Jackets/Varsity (Wool)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Cutaway 3.0

Karate Belts

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0, Peel N Stick 1.5

Leather/Suede/Vinyl

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Scarf

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Sheets / Pillow Cases

Tear-Stitch 1.5, & 2.0

Shirts (Collars/Cuffs)

Clear-Stitch 1.5

Shirts (Denim/T will)

Classic Grid 2.0, Tear-Stitch 1.5

Shirts (Linen/Oxford)

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Shirts (Bicycle)

Tear-Stitch 1.5, 2.0, & Peel N Stick 1.5

Shorts (Cotton & Nylon)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Tear-Stitch 1.5

Shorts (Cotton & Nylon)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Tear-Stitch 1.5

Socks

Tear-Stitch 1.5, Peel N Stick 1.5

Sweaters (Fine/Tight)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Cutaway 3.0

Sweaters (Shetland)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Cutaway 3.0, & Clear-Stitch 1.5

Swim Suits

Cutaway 3.0, Tear-Stitch 2.0, Peel N Stick 1.5

Tablecloths/Napkins/Placemats

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Tie (knit)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Tear-Stitch 2.0, Cutaway 3.0

Tie (Silk)

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Tote Bag

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Towels

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

T-Shirts (4-oz Medium)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Cutaway 3.0, & Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

T-Shirts (6-oz Heavy)

Classic Grid Cutaway 2.0, Cutaway 3.0, & Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0

Umbrellas

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0, & Peel N Stick 1.5

Webbing /Belting

Tear-Stitch 1.5 & 2.0