Vilene - Stitch 'n Tear 928 (75 ratings) £3.50 Quantity: at £3.50 each 1 in stock. Vilene (now Vlieselene) Stitch'n Tear. Stitch 'n Tear is a tear away backing used to support sewing or embroidery, particularly usefull in machine embroidery, prevents puckering and stitch distortion. After stitching your design tear away excess in any direction. Available in White. 1.2m x 17.5cm pack Washable and dry cleanable.