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Scissors, Snips & Rotary Cutting Tools

Quality scissors are critical for any sewing project. For over 60 years, Universal Sewing Supply has provided the highest quality scissors, shears and snips, available anywhere. We offer a complete line of dressmaking, embroidery, pinking shears, crafting scissors, along with various other scissors and snips for almost any purpose. We carry the most popular brands like Gingher, Fiskars, Ultima, Kai, Clover, Kretzer and more. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please contact our sales department.

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Clauss 4.5 Inch Hot Forged, Double-Plated Thread Snips (Clauss 18410)

Item Number: 9043

This redesigned thread nipper is an extraordinary tool. New ball bearing construction makes it the smoothest operating tool possible. Provided with sturdy springs and bolt for longer life. Double-plated with chrome-plating over nickel-plating to inhibit rust and stains.

Out of Stock
Dr. Snipper Cordless Electric Scissors, Office Gray

Item Number: DRS4

Dr. Snipper Cordless Electric Scissors effortlessly handle fabric, cloth, paper, cardboard, plastic, gift wrap, and even pesky bubble wrap with a simple push of a button. The unique blade configuration ensures easy cutting of fabrics, leather, foamboard, cardboard, and various light materials without the risk of cutting your fingers. Presented in an office gray color, these scissors provide convenient and safe cutting for a variety of materials.

Qty Available: 73
Dr. Snipper Cordless Electric Scissors, Vibrant Red

Item Number: DRS1

Dr. Snipper effortlessly cuts fabrics, cardboard, blister packs, patterns, leather, paper, and various light to medium materials with its all-purpose blade. The ergonomic design minimizes wrist and hand strain, ensuring ease of use without the hassle of a tangled cord. Presented in a vibrant red color, it's a versatile and user-friendly cutting tool.

Qty Available: 1281
Eastman Chickadee Model D2 Rotary Shear (Eastman 110V-1PH)

Item Number: 14503

The Eastman Chickadee II features a totally enclosed sharpener for faster and safer sharpening, easily accessible motor brushes for quick and easy servicing and an integrated power switch for rapid response and fatigue free operation. Four different base plates and cutting tips can be selected depending on your specific use.

Qty Available: 57
Emma Oliver 7.5 Inch Serrated Blade Micro-Tip Scissors

Item Number: 3108

Emma Oliver's Wonderful Scissors are durable scissors designed for sewing, crafting, quilting, embroidery and general purpose. Emma's Wonderful Scissors provides smooth and precise cutting whether you’re right or left handed, and the soft comfort-grip handles reduce hand and wrist strain even after extended use.

Qty Available: 1715
Fiskars 10 Inch Multi-Purpose Spring-Action Shears (Fiskars 199110)

Item Number: 9901

Multi-Purpose Spring-Action Shears: Effortless cutting with flat bottom design. Oversized cushion grips for comfort, easy-action spring for reduced fatigue, and durable stainless steel blades. Ideal for sewing, quilting, and versatile tasks.

Qty Available: 69
Fiskars 5 Inch Micro-Tip Precision Scissors (Fiskars 194810)

Item Number: 9909

Made for precision cutting with a special tip designed for accurate performance in tight spaces.

Out of Stock
Fiskars 6 Inch SoftGrip RazorEdge Micro-Tip Easy Action Shears (Fiskars 190500)

Item Number: 9900

6" micro-tip scissors for detailed cutting on many types of fabric, including silk, oil cloth, polyester, cotton, crepe, felt, and more. The micro-tip blades provide unmatched cutting precision, especially in tight spaces. They are made from precision-ground stainless steel so they stay sharp longer and cut all the way to the tip.

Qty Available: 74
Fiskars 8 Inch Original Orange-Handled Scissors (Fiskars 194510)

Item Number: 9910

Premium lightweight bent shears with precise alignment stainless steel blades and ergonomically designed orange fiberglass handles. Great for practically anything. Adjustable stainless steel screw joint.

Qty Available: 46
Fiskars 8.5 Inch True Left-Handed Bent Handle Shears (Fiskars 194500)

Item Number: 9905

8.5 inch true left-handed blades make cutting easy and effective for left-handed users. High-grade, precision-ground, stainless steel blades offer a long lasting sharp edge that cuts all the way to the tip. The ergonomic handle is sculpted to fit your hand, giving you maximum cutting control, and the bent handle design keeps material flat for mistake-free cutting.

Qty Available: 8
Fiskars 9 Inch RazorEdge Bent-Handle Shears (Fiskars 194460)

Item Number: 9917

Efficient and easy to use when cutting heavy materials or multiple layers. Stainless steel blades are ground at a steeper-than-normal angle. Heavier rivet joints provide solid leverage.

Qty Available: 116
Fiskars 9.5 Inch Bent Handle Dressmaker Shears (Fiskars 194410)

Item Number: 9903

Premium lightweight bent shears with precise alignment stainless steel blades and ergonomically designed orange fiberglass handles. Effective on heavier materials. Oversized handles improve comfort and operation.

Qty Available: 251
Fiskars Comfort Loop 28mm Rotary Cutter (Fiskars 195210)

Item Number: 9929

Fiskars' Comfort Loop Rotary Cutter with a 28mm blade makes cutting a wide variety of quilting materials comfortable and easy. A curved shape with loop handle provides a natural fit for your hand to improve comfort and control, and reduce hand fatigue, a versatile design provides excellent blade visibility for right- or left-handed users.

Qty Available: 5
Fiskars Comfort Loop 45mm Rotary Cutter (Fiskars 195210)

Item Number: 9918

The 45mm blade of Fiskars' Comfort Loop Rotary Cutter ensures a comfortable and effortless cutting experience for a diverse range of quilting materials. Its curved shape and loop handle are designed to naturally fit your hand, enhancing comfort, control, and minimizing hand fatigue. The versatile design offers excellent blade visibility for both right- and left-handed users.

Qty Available: 18
Fiskars Comfort Loop 60mm Rotary Cutter (Fiskars 01-005875)

Item Number: 9950

Fiskars' 45mm Comfort Loop Rotary Cutter offers comfortable cutting for various quilting materials. The curved shape and loop handle provide a natural fit, reducing hand fatigue. It's versatile for both right- and left-handed users with excellent blade visibility.

Qty Available: 8
Gingher 4 Inch Featherweight Thread Clippers (Gingher 0487NS)

Item Number: 2113

Nylon and stainless steel construction. Knife edge ground blades with extra sharp points. Blade cap protects from injury and prevents possible blade damage.

Qty Available: 4
Gingher 4.5 Inch Spring-Action Knife Edge Thread Snips (Gingher 220671)

Item Number: 2213

High quality nippers are double chrome plated with precision point blades.

Qty Available: 15
Gingher 8 Inch Knife Edge Bent Handle Scissors (Gingher 220520)

Item Number: 2102

Exceptional quality double-plated (chrome over nickel), knife edge ground blades with sharp points.

Qty Available: 12
Gold Seal 12.25 Inch Knife Edge Pattern Shears (Gold Seal 20620)

Item Number: 11375

Hot drop-forged knife edge blades and perfect balance makes the heavy-duty Gold Seal Pattern Shears the easiest to use. Bevel on the back of blade enables pattern to stay even in cutting and not drop away. Black enamel handles.

Qty Available: 5
Golden Eagle 4.25 Inch All Metal Spring Action Clippers (Golden Eagle TC-805)

Item Number: 6400

Features sharp pointed blades made of stainless steel to insure a longer cutting life. Spring action design instantly reopens the blades after each cut. Lightweight metal frame makes continuous snipping comfortable. For right or left-handed use.

Qty Available: 44570
Golden Eagle 4.25 Inch Lightweight Spring Action Clippers (Golden Eagle TC-805B)

Item Number: 18826

The 4-1/8" Golden Eagle spring-action thread snipper is ergonomically designed for hours of cutting comfort. For right or left-handed use.

Qty Available: 27934
Golden Eagle 4.75 Inch Lightweight Steel & Plastic Thread Nipper (Golden Eagle TC-800B)

Item Number: 18820

Golden Eagle Thread Nipper features blades made of the highest quality steel to insure extra cutting life. Blades are ground to a sharp knife edge and sharp points. Lightweight frames of heavy-duty industrial strength blue plastic. Their positive spring action instantly reopens the blades after each cut.

Qty Available: 14570
Hercules 5-Speed Electric Rotary Multi-Layer Cutting Machine, 4 Inch, Corded (Hercules HRK-100)

Item Number: 6740

The HRK-100 is a powerful 4" cutter that features a powerful 110V brushless servo motor with 5 adjustable speeds for precise cutting. Built-in sharpening stone maximizes blade lifespan. LED light ensures accurate cutting. Octagonal blade prevents jamming. Lightweight and maneuverable design.

Qty Available: 13
Hercules 5-Speed Electric Rotary Multi-Layer Cutting Machine, 4 Inch, Cordless (Hercules RK-BAT-100)

Item Number: 6730

The RK-BAT-100, with a 17V lithium-ion battery and brushless servo motor, cuts various materials effortlessly. Built-in sharpening stone ensures blade longevity. LED light for accuracy.

Qty Available: 734
Hercules Cordless Electric Mini Rotary Cutter, 40mm, 4.2 Volt (Hercules HMC-100)

Item Number: 6720

The Hercules HMC-100 Cordless Electric Mini Cutter is a versatile tool, cutting through various materials up to 6mm thick. It stays sharp with a built-in sharpening system, ideal for arthritis sufferers. Weighing under 1 pound, it offers ergonomic design and effortless maneuvering. The kit includes the cutter, a storage case, USB-C cable, and detailed instructions.

Qty Available: 410
Hercules Cordless Electric Rotary Mini Shear, 2 Inch (Hercules HC50R)

Item Number: 6450

The Hercules HC50R 2" cordless rotary fabric cutter effortlessly handles light to medium weight fabrics, cutting through singles or stacks up to 1/3” thick. Cordless and rechargeable, it offers 80 minutes of cutting per charge and features a built-in sharpener for blade maintenance. The Safety Guard protects fingers during operation.

Qty Available: 342
Hercules Electric Rotary Round Knife Fabric Cutter (Hercules AS100-K)

Item Number: 14470

Hercules Electric Shears: Faster than hand shears, clean cuts for single/low lays. Features built-in sharpener, auto-stop, double-insulated motor for continuous use. Comes with 10ft cord, 2" blade, weighs 1.75lbs.

Qty Available: 337
Hercules Heavy Duty Cordless Electric Rotary Cutter, 2.625 Inch, 9.6 Volts (Hercules MB-60H)

Item Number: 14455

This cordless shear features a 9.6V brushless motor and self-sharpening 10-sided rotary blade. Rechargeable NiCad Battery cuts up to 800ft of cloth or 300ft of carpet. Second battery for continuous use. Weighs 40oz, 12-1/2" long.

Qty Available: 55
Hercules Octa-Blade Multi-Layer Cloth Cutting Machine (Hercules HRC-100)

Item Number: 6751

4" 110V electric rotary fabric cutter with octagonal blade and built-in sharpener. Cuts up to 1" thick fabric, ideal for light-medium weight fabrics. For non-continuous use.

Qty Available: 351
Kai 10 Inch Professional Series Serrated Shears (Kai 7250SE)

Item Number: 4041

The Kai 7250SE 10" Professional Shear is a preferred length for many sewing enthusiasts. Its micro-serrated blade allows effortless cutting and secure grip on slippery fabrics like silk and satin. Additionally, it excels at cutting through thicker materials, making it a versatile tool for various sewing projects with precision and ease.

Qty Available: 106
Kai 10 Inch Professional Series Shears (Kai 7250)

Item Number: 4019

Made of a high carbon, hardened stainless steel, the Kai 7250 is the 10-inch professional scissor that is ideal for thicker, more difficult fabrics. The addition of Carbon allows fora steeper cutting angle, giving the scissor a sharper, finer edge that lasts.

Qty Available: 2749
Kai 10 Inch True Left-Handed Professional Series Shear (Kai 7250L)

Item Number: 4043

10 inch true left-handed scissors that offers smooth cutting action, superior cutting on all fabrics, and excellent balance for fatigue free cutting.

Qty Available: 82
Kai 11 Inch Professional Series Shears (Kai 7280)

Item Number: 4028

The Kai 7280 - 11" Professional Series Shear excels with thicker fabrics in the 7000 Professional Series. Crafted from high carbon, hardened stainless steel, these shears offer a carbon-enhanced cutting angle, providing a sharper and more enduring edge for improved cutting on thicker fabrics, enhancing user efficiency.

Qty Available: 683
Kai 12 Inch Professional Series Shears (Kai 7300)

Item Number: 4023

The KAI 7300 - 12" Professional Series Shear is designed for thicker fabrics and multiple layers, ideal for upholsterers and upholstery projects. As part of the 7000 Professional Series, these shears, crafted from high carbon, hardened stainless steel, offer a sharper edge with enhanced durability. The carbon content further improves the finer edge, extending the cutting life of these professional scissors for reliable long-term use.

Qty Available: 534
Kai 4 Inch Curved Tip Needlecraft & Embroidery Scissors (Kai 5100C)

Item Number: 4003

Discover precision with Kai N5100C curved tip needlecraft scissors. Renowned for razor-sharp tips, they excel in intricate cutting for various needlecraft activities. Fine craftsmanship and pointed tips make them essential for detailed work. Whether in embroidery or fly tying, Kai N5100C elevates your experience!

Qty Available: 4838
Kai 4 Inch Needlecraft & Embroidery Scissors (Kai 5100)

Item Number: 4002

Hardened stainless steel blades with sharp tips for clipping and trimming. Popular for trimming threads, embroidery, beadwork and fly tying. Precise tips for detailed cutting.

Qty Available: 766
Kai 4.25 Inch Professional Series Embroidery Scissors (Kai 7100)

Item Number: 4045

These 4-1/4" Kai professional scissors are made of a high-carbon stainless steel that ensures a sharp cut, all-the-way to the tip. Padded grip made of "elastomer" soft plastic for easy handling, including better grip and less fatigue.

Qty Available: 148
Kai 4.5 Inch Micro-Serrated Patchwork Scissors (Kai 3120)

Item Number: 4071

The KAI 3120 - 4" Micro-Serrated scissor features blades for enhanced grip on satin, silk, wool, and cotton. Ideal for detailed cutting, it easily handles small and wool appliques, even on slippery fabrics. Comes with a plastic blade cap for protection.

Qty Available: 130
Kai 5 Inch Double Curved Embroidery Scissors (Kai 5130DC)

Item Number: 4047

The KAI 5130dc is a 5-inch Double Curve Scissor that allows for easy maneuverability while trimming your embroidery hoop designs. The sharp, precise tips provide an accurate cut for embroidery stitches as well. Additionally, this is the modernized replacement of the classic duck-bill scissors.

Qty Available: 444
Kai 5.5 Inch Ergonomic Soft Handle Embroidery Scissors (Kai 5135)

Item Number: 4005

The KAI 5135, a 5 1/2 inch scissor, is beloved by quilters for tasks like trimming "dog ears" and embroidery cutting. Its comfortable design is perfect for on-the-go projects and classes. Crafted from hardened steel in the KAI 5000 series, it stays sharp, while the soft-grip handle reduces fatigue during extended use.

Qty Available: 792
Kai 5.5 Inch Ergonomic Soft Handle Embroidery Scissors, Very Berry (Kai V5135)

Item Number: 4083

The KAI V5135 - 5 1/2" scissor, with soft handles for fatigue-free cutting, effortlessly trims denim and cotton. Adored by quilters, it features a Very Berry design, a 5000 series blade, and comes with a blade cap. Perfect for on-the-go projects, it's a comfortable and stylish addition to any sewing kit.

Qty Available: 140
Kai 6 Inch Micro-Serrated Patchwork Scissors (Kai 3160)

Item Number: 4072

The KAI 6" Micro-Serrated Patchwork Scissors excel in gripping satin, silk, slippery fabrics, cotton, and wool. With micro-serrated teeth for enhanced control during turning and cutting, this 6" version provides detailed cutting and the ability to cut longer fabric runs. Includes a plastic blade cap for protection.

Qty Available: 100
Kai 6 Inch Professional Series Embroidery Scissors (Kai 7150)

Item Number: 4046

These Kai professional scissors are made of a high-carbon stainless steel that ensures a sharp cut, all-the-way to the tip. Padded grip made of "elastomer" soft plastic for easy handling, including better grip and less fatigue.

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Kai 6 Inch Short Blade Ergonomic Trimmers with Large Soft Flex Handles (Kai 5626)

Item Number: 4012

These ergonomic trimmers with specially designed soft flex handles feel and fit better. Greatly reduce hand fatigue helping to increase productivity. Blades made of fine stainless steel with vanadium.

Qty Available: 35
Kai 6.5 Inch Tailor's Point Sewing Scissors (Kai 5165)

Item Number: 4006

Ergonomic fatigue-free soft handles. Blades made of fine stainless steel with vanadium.

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Kai 6.5 Inch Very Berry Sewing Scissors (Kai V5165P)

Item Number: 4082

Experience fatigue-free cutting on all fabric types with the KAI V5165 - 6 1/2" scissor. Effortlessly slicing through multiple layers of denim and delicately trimming cottons without any slippage, this scissor features the standard 5000 series blade and vibrant Very Berry-colored handles. For safe storage, it comes complete with a full blade cap, ensuring both convenience and precision in your cutting endeavors.

Qty Available: 115
Kai 6.75 Inch Professional Series Sewing Scissors (Kai 7170)

Item Number: 4049

These 6-3/4" Kai professional scissors are made of a high-carbon stainless steel that ensures a sharp cut, all-the-way to the tip. Padded grip made of "elastomer" soft plastic for easy handling, including better grip and less fatigue.

Qty Available: 83
Kai 7.5 Inch Ergonomic Trimmers with Large Soft Flex Handles (Kai 5627)

Item Number: 4069

This is a great 7-1/2" all-purpose shear with large, comfortable handles that excels in cutting various materials and fabrics associated with crafting, sewing, and quilting projects.

Qty Available: 29
Kai 8 Inch Bent Handle Sewing & Dressmaker Shears (Kai 5210)

Item Number: 4007

The Kai 5210 is an 8" ergonomical, fatigue-free scissor with soft handles. Blades made of fine stainless steel with vanadium.

Qty Available: 3143
Kai 8 Inch Bent Handle Sewing & Dressmaker Shears, True Blue (Kai V5210B)

Item Number: 4091

The KAI V5210B 8" True Blue has ergonomically soft handles which allow fatigue-free cutting on all types of fabric. Cuts multiple layers of denim with ease while trimming cottons without any fabric slippage. The KAI V5210B is the standard size handle and blade length.

Qty Available: 146