If you look in the sewing aisle of any store you’ll see different kinds of scissors. The blades are different. They serve different purposes. They’re good for different kinds of projects. It can be hard to know which to buy and use since there are many choices. This guide shows you which scissors are which so is helpful.
- Paper scissors can be ruined if you cut fabric with them.
- Fabric scissors can also be called dressmaker’s shears.
- Using the right scissors for your sewing project can keep them from being ruined.
“Paper scissors aren’t typically as expensive as a nice pair of fabric shears, but going through pairs does add up.”