Resources

  • High Carbon Steel versus Stainless Steel

    We handcraft our scissors from two kinds of metal: high carbon steel and stainless steel. The differences between the two steels is one of our most frequently asked questions, and a topic we love to talk about because of how differently they can affect a scissor.
  • How to Find a Great Pair of Shears: A Handy Guide for Beginner Sewers

      Have you ever wondered how to spot a great pair of tailor shears? We've got you covered. We have compiled 5 points on how you can spot a great pair of scissors below:   1. Look at the tip. On your average pair of scissors, have you ever noticed the blade becoming less and less sharp the closer...
  • Why Good Scissors Matter

    Photo credit: Nicole Y.   Whether you’re sewing or tailoring, all good craftspeople know that having the right tools for the job is crucial. Finding a pair of scissors that suit your needs can take time, but it’s a task that must be done if you want to mend and create the very best garments and a...