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Scissors & Sewing Tools
Your stylish sewing projects start with sharp scissors
High quality scissors are very good to have when you are sewing, not only for cutting fabrics, but for little things like nipping threads and trimming frayed material. When you are using mechanical sewing machines, frayed material or loose hanging threads could get caught up and interfere with smooth operations. Sewing machines from famous brands like Singer, Brother and Kenmore have long been favorites of seamstresses, and their basic models are still quite popular. Today's Singer sewing machines offer you wide choices, including new computerized mechanical sewing machines that almost operate independently. There is practically no limit to creation of beautiful clothing, home decorations and gifts when you have a mechanical sewing machine. These models can make stitches with uniform quality and control, and you can have many features like automatic needle threading, built-in stitch patterns and more. Most machines are portable and of reasonably light weight, so you can use them wherever you need to work. Best of all, you can find the one you want at Sears.
Second to the usefulness of sharp scissors is your bag of sewing tricks called notions. Sewing notions include smaller items that you may or may not need with some frequency. Thread, thimbles, sewing machine attachments, needles and items like shoulder pads or iron-on patches are included in this category. These are odds and ends that may be needed to do sewing, quilting, embroidery and other stitching activities. Many experienced seamstresses keep their notions in little storage containers, boxes or kits. Small items like pins or bobbins do not get lost if they are properly stored. Quilting square patterns and fabric tools like rippers and tracing tools are good items to include in your notions kits. Sears has many types of sewing storage units and hundreds of notions. You can get them easily with home delivery or store pick up service.
Sewing scissors and craft scissors need to have very sharp blades to make precise cuttings. Sears carries a good selection of scissors for many purposes. Fiskars is one very popular brand name; they are well known for their colorful orange handles and for having a good variety of styles. It is a good idea to have several pairs of scissors for different tasks. If you use super sharp hair scissors on other things like paper, you might dull the blade when you really need it extra sharp. Sewing shears are a special type of scissors that are designed to work best on fabrics. Pinking shears are designed to help prevent fraying and to finish edging. Small scissors fit into your traveling sewing kit nicely. Sears has many sizes, styles and types of scissors for all home and office jobs. Why not consider surprising a friend who enjoys sewing with a gift pair of scissors? They will appreciate your thoughtfulness. Select the ones you need and have them home delivered or pick them up at the Sears nearest to your location.