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Protecting Your Sewing Scissors

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A lock attached to two pairs of nice scissors.
Sewing scissors can be dulled by misuse, such as cutting paper, wire, or children's glue covered projects. This is a guide about protecting your sewing scissors.
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January 10, 2013

Whether you have kids, grandkids, or even a husband, your sewing scissors may be in danger! If you have a nice pair of sewing scissors, you probably try to keep them hidden so that they aren't used on paper or glue-covered projects. Well here is a solution, it may be excessive, but not in my house. :)

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Find or purchase a small padlock that will fit through both parts of the handle and lock them up when not in use. Now they can't be used. I found a lock that had a flexible cable that worked really well and even allowed me to lock up my little snipping scissors.

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January 11, 20130 found this helpful

Brillant! I'm out to the shops to find a padlock!

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January 11, 20130 found this helpful

I am past the kids and hubby, but even I sometimes forget which are for which. I mark "hobby" on some, "office" on others and put a tied piece of yarn for the ones that are nice and small. That is a stellar idea so thumbs up!

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January 11, 20130 found this helpful

Wonderful idea!

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January 14, 20130 found this helpful

This is not excessive at all given the price of sewing scissors! Love this idea!

Blessings, Robyn from Tennessee

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