Colon performed it on the finals of the show on June 28, 2011 and it was released immediately following the end of the show. Colon was declared the winner on the basis of this "original song" on the final results show on June 29, 2011. "Stitch by Stitch" debuted at number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100. On July 7, 2011 Colon performed "Stitch by Stitch" on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
In its first week of release, the song sold 145,000 copies, debuting and peaking at #17 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. A week later the song fell to #96, making "Stitch by Stitch" the biggest single-week downward movement on the Hot 100 for that week.