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Thread: Pinking shears

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    Senior Member Phyllis nm's Avatar
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    Pinking shears

    Many years ago my mother had a pair of long pinking shears. >>
    They were not as thick as the blades are now.>>
    They cut great, and were not as bulky as today’s blades, and they were tapered at the end.>>
    Today’s blades are so thick to makes it hard to cut accurate. >>
    I am left handed and I have a pair of Gingher and Marks.>>
    Any ideas?>>

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    You can buy pinking blades nowadays. Just use them on your rotary cutter. Try Hancocks or Joann.
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    If you use pinking blades, use an old mat. The pinking blades are hard on your mat.

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    I highly recommend Havel's pinking shears. I won a set of Havels scissors last years, one pair was their pinking shears. They are lightweight, easy on the hands and are incredibly sharp! I have 2 pr of Gingher and a pr of Wiss my mom gave me but now...., I am so hooked on Havel's pinking shears because they are sooo easy to use!!JMHO
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    Think I am going to get a pair of Havel's.

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    I have been using Fiscar pinking shears and prefer them over my Ginghers. They will cut all of the way to the tip and I get a clean cut every time.

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    Thank you for the heads up of Havel's Pinking shears. I have two pairs of two different brands and both are really hard to use with sore hands. I ordered the Havel's and look forward to getting the scissors soon!

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    Create for less has the Havel pinking shears on sale for $16.95......the shiping is $6.95 I believe, but I added four other items included on the order for the same shipping....so it is worth the purchase.

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    I totally agree about Havel's pinking shears. You can even cut silk without tearing it to pieces.

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