Best Sewing Tools

Westcott Titanium Bonded Scissors, 8" Straight, Pack of 2, Gray/Yellow (13901)
Scissors are ideal for paper, cardboard, lightweight line, fabric and other materials. Titanium bonded blades are 3X harder than stainless steel; blades stay sharper longer.
"I’ve owned this brand before growing up and they always stayed relatively sharp and rarely ever broke."
"I, unfortunately, used their predecessor to cut wire, pry things out of spaces, succumbing to things no scissor should have to endure."
"I need scissors in every room to save time doing stuff."
"I like that they come as a set (or 2 to a package) because there are several places in the house where they are useful and can always be in reach, like my Study and the kitchen counter, which my husband thinks is his Study!"
"Well, it's been three months and they work just fine, but I discovered the other day that the plastic covering the handle behind the hinge on the pair in the kitchen draw is broken. Updated, 3/12/17: My wife tried to trim some threads on the edge of an old dish towel this morning and the second pair of scissors broke into two pieces when the plastic holding the pivot screw snapped."
"Scissors broke in two pieces because the center pivot is plastic instead of metal."
"If you are a left-handed person you know how hard it is to find good comfortable left-handed pair of scissors that work properly. It was a simple plastic package, and without offering any resistance one of the blades simply came of, broken in two pieces."
"I was thrilled at first but soon realized the reason after receiving the product - it has been turned into a cheap product, much different from the original."
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Evergreen Art Supply Super Scissors Stronger Than Stainless Steel Heavy Duty Scissors, Industrial High Carbon Steel with Comfort Grip Perfect for the Artist, Student, Home or Office
At evergreen supply we pride ourselves on providing only the highest quality product and giving you what you need: Premium industrial grade materials - high carbon steel is harder and stronger than the competitions standard stainless razor edge retention - blade stays sharp, even after running through the toughest materials extreme ergonomically designed comfort grip - no harsher metal grips. From cutting paper, to fabrics, to leather, this is your tool superior quality & technology - built with supreme craftsmanship. Perfect size - fits in your office drawer, yet powerful enough to cut through the toughest materials.
"I know I'm saying a lot about a pair of scissors I hadn't even tried yet, but I have bought one pair of scissors after another trying to find a pair that will stay sharp in the long run. But with the presentation of these scissors combined with the feel & the weight I'm not even concerned about them staying sharp in the long run."
"I received the Sewing Scissors and I am very pleased."
"These scissors are a precision tool.The assembly is top notch with no slack in the cut."
"What a great pair of scissors."
"Very Heavy Duty Scissors, the kind my Mom had when I was growing up, good quality and sharp not the new cheap plastic kind that does not stay sharp and you have to replace all the time."
"These are great scissor!"
"Why manufacturers use this material to enclose everything from toothbrush heads to electronics, I haven't a clue, but I finally found scissors that are stronger than the plastic."
"Quality scissors at a very good price."
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Scotch Precision Scissor, 8-Inches (1448)
Precision-Sharpened Blades for Smooth Cutting Action: Scotch Precision Scissor has quality stainless steel blades with a long cutting life and precision-sharpened edges. Scotch™ Precision Scissors Scotch™ Precision Scissors come with quality stainless steel blades for a sharp edge and long cutting life. Scotch™ Multipurpose Scissors Great for cutting photos, papers, crafts, and everyday use, Scotch™ Multi-Purpose Scissors feature quality stainless steel blades that provide a smooth cutting action. Scotch™ Spotted Scissors Scotch™ Spotted Scissors come with easy-clean stainless steel blades and a comfort-grip handle that's designed for both right- and left-handed users. Finest quality stainless steel blades for a sharp edge and long cutting life.
"Frustrated after looking for a pair of scissors in the house (we started with three pairs) I bit the bullet and said that we could not start the new school year scissor-less."
"It really is a very good Item and does its work beautifully."
"These were much cheaper on Amazon than in store locally."
"However, if you're looking for something inexpensive that will cut fabric well these scissors are great."
"GREAT Scissors... Have bought multiple pairs... Made well, cuts smoothly."
"Realized suddenly that I needed new scissors for my Christmas wrapping supply box."
"I'm not sure what to say other than they are scissors and they cut."
"I almost didn't buy these because I read a review saying that they didn't glide while cutting wrapping paper."
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Best Sewing Marking & Tracing Tools

PaintMark Premium Paint Pens, 15 Vibrant Oil Paint Marker Pens For Wood, Glass, Metal And Ceramics.
If you’re looking for a premium-quality paint marker pen that won’t fade and can write on any surface, look no further than PaintMark’s super-vibrant pack of 15 oil-based marker pens. 15 VIBRANT PAINT COLORS: Included Colors: Black, Blue, Brown, Dark Green, Light Blue, Orange, Red, White, Yellow, Gold, Silver, Metallic Blue, Metallic Green, Metallic Pink, and Metallic Violet.
"Most of the time these markers work okay every once in awhile a drip.........."
"They work great."
"My nephew’s love these markers."
"Delivered fast and worked as it should."
"Product as described and highly recommended."
"Very nice."
"Love the paint pens."
"Great pens."
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Best Sewing Pinking Shears

Pinking Shears, 2 Piece Set, Serrated and Scalloped, P.LOTOR 9.3 Inches Handled Professional Stainless Steel Dressmaking Sewing Craft Scissors
P.lotor 9.3 inches dressmaking scissors comes with the finest quality durable stainless steel blades for a sharp edge and long cutting life. * Pinking shears designed for everyday use and tasks like cutting paper, fabrics, linings or opening boxes. * Hardened, stainless steel blades for lasting sharpness. * Stainless steel blades provide smooth cutting action. * Lightweight design gives you cutting control. * For left or right hand use. Included a Pair of Serrated Scissors and a Pair of Scalloped Scissors.
"I'm a seamstress so I've been through my favorite share of pinking shears and I know exactly what I'm looking for in a pair of shears."
"Didn't really start using them regularly til December - just for cutting the ends off of ribbon."
"these Pinking Shears are great, i have try them and i love them the best i seen yet, thank you very much for letting us buy them."
"Great scissors!"
"I love these pinking shears."
"Sharp; cuts well."
"I've used them on 100% cotton fabric I was using to making a quilt and the cut was very good (eg sharp points on the pattern)."
"Great quality."
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Best Sewing Repair Patches

SEWING KIT– Premium Set with Over 100 Accessories & 24 Mixed Color Threads, for Emergency Sewing Repairs at Home, in the Office or Travel Trips, Beginner Mini Sew Kit For Mending & DIY Crafting, Black
Our portable compact kit is packed with all the high quality sewing necessities you need: ✔ Stainless steel scissors. ✔ 30 Needles (Imported from Japan). ✔ 2 Threaders. ✔ 11 Pins. ✔ 11 Safety Pins. ✔ 3 White Buttons. ✔ 3 Black Buttons. ✔ Thimble. ✔ Measuring Tape. ✔ Seam Ripper. ✔ 16 Spools of Thread in Popular Colors The compact canvas case zippers securely when not in use and opens flat when needed. The kit's elastic holders keep all your supplies secure and tucks easily into your purse, drawer, glove box or backpack. This sewing kit can be used by anyone easily; adults, kids, boys, girls, beginners, college students, men or women. Become More Self-sufficient and Take Care of Small Repairs Yourself with This Amazing, Fully Equipped Compact & Practical Sewing Set, A Thread-and-needle Problem Can Be Solved Almost Instantly! Whether You Want A High-quality Sewing Kit To Mend Your Son’s Stuffed Tiger, Or You're a Tailor That Simply Love To Make Small Additions That Make Your Old Clothes Fashionable Again, This Complete Sewing and Mending Thread Kit Is Your Solution! It Could Be Your Sister’s Birthday, Your Colleague’s Housewarming Party, Mother's Day or Your Best Friend’s Name Day, or Even Christmas, Whichever The Occasion is, This Superb & Thoughtful Sewing Starter Kit Will Make A Perfect & Useful Present Idea That Anyone Would Love To Receive!
"About 100 thread colors, needles, thimbles, scissors, tweezers and I could go on enumerating articles."
"A great price for all that the case contained."
"The picture makes it look bigger than it's actual size, however once I looked at what was inside and the quality of the items I was VERY impressed."
"It is a tiny travel kit and I love it!"
"My case was slightly cracked, not major.You could see the cracked lines in the plastic."
"Nice compact travel set."
"It's small and compact but it has everything you need for a quick sewing job."
"This sewing kit was actually better than I was expecting."
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Best Sewing Seam Rippers

Dritz Deluxe Seam Ripper
Ditz Deluxe Seam Ripper is a large sized seam ripper that has a handle that is easy to grip. Use seam ripper to cut and remove unwanted stitches.
"I needed this because of all of the hair that gets wrapped around the brush roller on my vacuum which renders it useless."
"Did not purchase this to use as it was originally intended, but for cleaning my long hair off the beater brush of my vacuum."
"My old seam ripper had served me well for many years, but it was time to replace it."
"These are great for removing electrical tape around wires."
"It's a seam ripper that does exactly what it was intended to do."
"Can never have enough seam rippers!"
"Also works okay on embroidery - the tip is just a bit big for the tight "weave"?"
"Bought this to remove the logo off of old scrubs, but it ended up tearing holes through them and making them unwearable."
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Best Sewing Templates

Cardboard Pattern Sewing Cutting Board-36"X60"
Cardboard Pattern Cutting Board is a lightweight durable corrugated cardboard cutting surface. Enter your model number to make sure this fits.
"My Mom actually used it as a table pad for our dining room table!"
"It also displays measurements in inches and converts inches to the metric system which is wonderful because I never got the hang of the metric system."
"I love this."
"It is perfect."
"Wife Loves it, uses it every day!"
"Wished it had scallop lines and circles but that I can figure out, but it does have 3 short curve lines."
"As advertised."
"It arrived and it looks good, but I haven't used it yet."
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Best Sewing Tailors Awl

Co-link 4 Needles Copper Handle Sewing Awl Hand Stitcher Shoe Repair Tool with 9m Nylon Cord Thread in Black for DIY Sewing Repairing Canvas Leather (Gold +Black)
Straight needle, straight hole needle, curved hook needle and straight hook needle can be changed and replaced easily. 5. Needles are sharp, keep them away from children.
"I replaced the washer in the handle with a larger washer, to increase the tightening of the needle."
"I got this because 1) found I usually made stitching runs too long for internal bobbins used in other sewers of this nature so a big spool of thread is fine and 2) the needles are much sharper and easier to push through."
"I wasn't sure how well this would work, but so far so good."
"Great little tool for stitching heavy items."
"Although the handle is sturdy materials and gets the job done, I don't love the arrangement of the chuck/collet - it takes a bit of prying to open it up enough to insert a needle."
"Simple inexpensive awl and a few needles with nylon thread for simple repairs on leather, sails, awnings, etc."
"this is a neat little awl, and is exactly as described."
"I assumed the needles would fit within the handle, for a compact and useful tool that could be stashed away, complete, until needed."
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Best Sewing Tape Measures & Rulers

Fiskars 6x24 Inch Acrylic Ruler (12-87577097J)
Fiskars large Coastal Colors Acrylic Ruler is perfectly sized for cutting strips or squares of fabric right from the bolt. Ideal for cutting fabric strips or squares directly from the bolt.
"Awesome ruler I love the length of this ruler I was able to cut longer lines of fabric at once then regular rulers."
"This is HUGE!!!"
"Previous fiskars rulers I've used had dark orange markings."
"Really recommend buying a self healing cutting mat and rotary cutter to use it to it's full potential."
"This is an excellent ruler."
"Perfect use when I'm using my rotary cutter, plus because of it's size, gives enough support to prevent fabric from moving when cutting."
"Wonderful transparent ruler for cutting material."
"I recently starting sewing and doing some crafting and quickly learned that I needed a clear ruler for the fabric."
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Best Sewing Thimbles

Clover 614C Leather Coin Thimble
This is a medium coin thimble made of soft leather with a special dimpled metal coin disc for fingertip protection.
"This is my favorite thimble, and I own two of them as I often use it in two fingers (second and third) at the same time. Leather thimble with a metal plate (marked #1 in the photos, this is the product in this listing) is my favorite, most versatile thimble. All leather thimble (marked #2 in the photos) is extremely comfortable, but because it has no metal parts it provides less protection. I often use it as a second thimble on the hand to protect another finger because it does not get in a way. Thimble #5 is a thimble I made myself out of band-aid wrapped around my finger. Thimble #6 was a thumb thimble I bought, but I found that it got in the way because it was a bit too long and made my hands less agile. So if you have to buy one thimble I would go with leather thimble with a metal plate that is for sale in this listing."
"It has a metal piece on the side so you can push needles through thick materials without gouging yourself. I can't wait to get started on my project and make my first hand made quilt."
"I intend to introduce her to Boro this fall but I don't want her to give up before she gets going with it so this thimble will help to keep both of us happy."
"I love, love this thimble."
"This time I got two, one for me and one for my sister."
"I've used the Dritz leather thimble for years (until I recently realized that it was riddled with tiny needle holes and no longer protecting my finger!)."
"These are the best for hand quilting."
"I paid full price for this item and my review is unbiased."
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Best Sewing Threaders

Clover 4071 Desk Needle Threader, Purple
Simply drop your needle in (any needle except tiny quilt petites) rest your thread in the slot press the button and you will have your pre-threaded needle.
"I would pay a whole lot more if they would make a quality tool and guarantee it for a year."
"Finally found the right oval head sharps needle that worked."
"I'm getting up in years and can't see the eye of a needle let alone thread it."
"I chose three stars because this only works for threading a specific kind of needle."
"Does not fit all needle size and it takes practice to figure it out but it works ok."
"Great for threading the needle."
"Great idea, but it only accepts very small needle eyes and then 1/2 the time (or more) its won't thread."
"Quite disappointed but hope manufacturer will will take this and others' reviews to heart and improve on what could be a really valuable aid for sewists."
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Best Office Products

Georgia-Pacific Spectrum Standard 92 Multipurpose Paper, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 1 box of 3 packs (1500 Sheets) (998606)
92 Bright White 20 Pound Standard Weight 8.5 x 11 Inches Letter Size Paper.
"The paper feeds thru Laser Printers as well as Inject printers, either standing vertical feed or laying flat feed printers."
"I have always liked the 5-ream pack-see GP Copy & Print Paper, 8.5 x 11 Inches Letter Size, 92 Bright White, 20 Lb, 5 Reams/Carton (2500 Sheets). I am extremely satisfied with this paper, the size of the box, the convenience, the packing (if you buy more than one box), basically everything! And, in all this time I have not had a "beat-up" box of paper delivered. Update: 8/27/2014 -- I have tried other deals on the 10-Ream Cartons GP Spectrum Premium Multi Use Paper, 8.5 x 11 Inches Letter Size, 92 Bright White, 10 Reams/Carton (5000 Sheets) that occasionally appear, but each time the office staff has asked that we go back to using this economical, very convenient and easy to handle 3-Ream Pack. Update: 2/18/2015 -- I tried GP Spectrum® 96 Multipurpose Paper at a good price."
"However, think hard about getting 24-pound paper as opposed to the more normal and cheaper 20-pound paper."
"I have purchased this paper twice; the first shipment was fully intact."
"It’s paper."
"This is one of the best copy paper for my needs."
"Well, the paper is good."
"This brand is okay to use."
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