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Stabilizer Applications 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. 

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