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Best Embroidery Scissors

Best Embroidery Scissors

While it may be tempting for beginner embroiderers to cut corners by using household scissors, that won't suffice in the long run. To truly excel in embroidery, having the right tools is essential, regardless of whether you're a hobbyist or a professional.

Investing in top-quality embroidery scissors is a wise choice for all embroiderers. These scissors are specifically designed for the task at hand and differ from your standard craft scissors. With a wide variety of sizes and types available, there's an embroidery scissor to meet every stitching need. We highly recommend adding these specialized scissors to your sewing kit as a must-have and starting with the best ones available.

  • Thread Snips are a must have next to every embroidery machine. Most thread clips are spring activated, lightweight and ambidextrous making them quick and simple to use. They are great for cutting jump stitches and enable you to cut threads quickly and in tight corners normal scissors can't reach. Having the best thread nippers will make your machine embroidery easier, minimizing time and trimming errors.

  • Curved Blade Embroidery Scissors have a straight handle with a single curve in the narrow sharp blades offering precision cutting with a comfortable position. These scissors help you trim and snip blades while holding your hand above the cutting surface providing a more nature hand position and improving accuracy.

  • Double Curved Blade Scissors have special curves in them that allow you to cut items that are still in the hoop. They have both a bend in the handle and the blades are curved. These double curves let you easily place your scissors over the hoop to cut so you don't have to unhoop what your are embroidering. They are perfect for both hand and machine embroidery.

  • Precision Embroidery Scissors have long thing sharp blades with a narrow sharp tip. They allow accurate precision trimming in tight areas with a clean cut. Sharp blades are important because they allow you to cut your thread cleanly with a single snip instead of shredding it, which keeps your work neater.

  • Applique Scissors are also also sometimes called pelican scissors due to their rounded duck bill bottom blade that pushes away the away the bottom layer of fabric for flawless, controlled cuts close the stitching. When used to trim backing or applique, it pushes away the shirt, preventing you from accidentally cutting it. The offset handle allows for a comfortable hand position above the work surface.

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AllStitch Embroidery Supplies - December 27, 2019

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Denise Bogue Skonieczki - December 24, 2019

How can I purchase these types of scissors? Merry Christmas

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