Gunold SOLVY® - Water-Soluble Embroidery Stabilizer & Backing
Solvy Provides high quality results even on high-pile fabrics! The softer and bulkier the fabric, the easier stitches tend to disappear into the material resulting in unsightly embroideries. Gunold's water soluble film is your answer.
Genuine Solvy - Accept No Imitations!
Solvy is a Gunold trademarked product. We developed a manufacturing processes that produces consistent water soluble film that is perfect from batch to batch. Many unique and desirable traits of Gunold's Solvy led Gunold to obtain the trademark on both Solvy and Gunold Solvy.
Our Solvy stabilizer can be used on either the top or bottom of your embroidery garment or embroidery blank. The most popular way to use Solvy is as a water soluble topping, placed or hooped on the top of the garment. It even works on high speed embroidery machines. Our embroidery stabilizer ensures that every single stitch turns out brilliantly and with a detailed, needle sharp look.
Solvy works by holding the stitches above the fabric during the embroidery sewout process. Once you are done with the embroidery process, simply remove the remaining larger pieces of Solvy by tearing, and smaller pieces with a spritz of water from a spray bottle.
It's a perfect application for scarves and towels.
Main Embroidery Applications for Gunold Solvy Water Soluble
Solvy topping is used for soft pile fabrics, knitwear, terry cloth, or whenever highly-detailed embroideries would disappear in the material. It can also be used as a backing for embroidery blanks where both fabric sides are visible to the end user, and visual backing is undesirable like scarves and towels.
Learn & Touch Embroidery Hints and Tips using Gunold Solvy Water Soluble Stabilizer
We recommend you hoop Solvy together with the material.
When working with terry cloth, use SOLVY on both fabric sides, if needed (as topping and backing).
If you don't want to wash the embroidery to remove residual Solvy – wet a remnant piece of nonwoven backing and place it on the embroidery – then iron until completely dry. When you tear away the nonwoven remnant, SOLVY will be removed without leaving any traces of stabilizer or backing!
Gunold Genuine Solvy Technical Information
Material: Water-soluble film made of 100% polyvinyl alcohol
Strength: 20?, approx. 25 g/m2
Availability: Gunold Solvy is available in rolls and die cuts