Tear-Away Vilene Pack
Tear-away Vilene pack - a Tessuti Pattern 'must have'
Vilene tear away is a sewable, light-weight, non-woven tear-off interlining suitable for all fabric. It is 70% viscose and 30% cellulose. The high wood pulp content and a short fibre length make it easy to remove by tearing.
Includes 1 metre each of black and white tear-away Vilene
Ideal for stabilizing necklines, armholes, waistlines etc by cutting this into Vilene shields.
How to use it?
Tessuti Patterns include templates for Vilene tear away shields for bound and faced necklines, armholes, waistlines, and invisible zippers. For other patterns, make your own templates by tracing the cutting line of the edge to be stabilised. Draw the shield about 1” away from that edge. Cut shields from tearaway Vilene. There is no grainline to Vilene tear away, so templates can be cut in any direction to minimise wastage.
Pin the shield to the fabric (generally to the wrong side) using only 2 or 3 pins. Sew the shield to fabric within the seam allowance. Sew the facing or binding seams before tearing away the shield.