60" Wide Tear 'N Wash (2.0 oz.) Backing. The Tear and Wash Tearaway Embroidery Backing is specifically-designed to dissolve when the item is washed it leaves no trace after being laundered! Simply tear excess stabilizer from the finished embroidery any remaining residue will dissolve with regular washing. Ideal for towels, chair backs, napkins, or linens where the back side of the embroidery is visible.