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Friday Give-Away – 8″ Fabric Shears

Congratulations to last week’s winners: #15 Christine, #31 Barbara, #7 Penny and #64 Mindy. They each won one of the gorgeous appliqué patterns donated by Sisters’ Scraps Quilt Shop from last week’s give-away.

Friday Give-Aways from the Quilting Gallery

This week’s Friday Give-Away is a pair of 8″ Fabric Shears donated by the Simplicity Creative Group.

I was very fortunate to have Simplicity as my booth neighbour at Spring Market and to meet Michele Muska there. We were able to chat at various times throughout the weekend. I am grateful for her ideas, wisdom, support and generosity.

Spring Market Booth Photos

Here are a couple of their booth photos.



The Give-Away

The 8″ Fabric Sheers are your traditional heirloom quality fabric shear. Hand polished both inside and out, the quality of razor sharp edges will last for years.


Features & Benefits of Simplicity’s Scissors

  • High quality razor sharp edges make easy, clean precise cuts
  • Power-lock Screw Design – designed to keep screw tight with extended use
  • Steel is tempered prior to manufacture; the scissor is constantly being hardened during use and maintains a sharper edge for a longer time
  • Forged from a minimum of 420-J2 German grade stainless steel which provides superior:
    • Longevity
    • Durability
    • Functionality
  • Superior rust and corrosion resistance – finish prevents rust for up to 100 years, regardless of amount of daily use
  • Dedicated sharpening and repair service center – exclusively for Simplicity scissor owners
  • Lifetime Guarantee against any manufacturer defect
  • This collection has been selected because it addresses the NEEDS of sewing, crafting embroidery, quilting

To enter the contest for your chance to win, please leave a comment below. Contest closes Thursday, June 25, 2009. Many thanks to Michele from the Simplicity Creative Group.

UPDATE: This contest is now closed. Congratulations to #80 HollyFabric Mom.

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This post was published on June 19th, 2009. Post topics: Special Features. Post tags: , .

94 Responses to “Friday Give-Away – 8″ Fabric Shears”

  1. Sue Cahill says:

    There s nothing better than a sharp pair of scissors gliding through fabric like butter!

  2. Jenn at FFP says:

    This would definitely be a great addition to my sewing box!
    .-= Jenn at FFP’s latest post: Bed Bugs:Twitter Party w/Prizes =-.

  3. Eileen says:

    I would LOVE a new pair of shears!
    .-= Eileen’s latest post: Pay~ It ~Forward =-.

  4. Trisha says:

    Cute booth! I love that quilt with all the triangles. I have always wanted to make a quilt like that. (I have a long list of ‘always wanted to’ quilts!) I would love a chance at winning those scissors!
    .-= Trisha’s latest post: 5th Grade Celebration =-.

  5. Carol R says:

    Oh, my I sooooo badly need a new pair of shears. Please enter me into your drawing, and thank you for hosting this giveaway.

  6. What a wonderful give away! I can always use a new pair of shears.

  7. Pink Sweetie says:

    Just found your site, ROCKIN’.
    You can never have enough scissors!

  8. Lynn Herrin says:

    I love those shears! I never seem to have a really good pair! I try and keep all fabric scissors separated from other scissors. I would keep these under lock and key!!

  9. Lucette says:

    This is a very generous give away. Please add my name to your list.

  10. Gina says:

    <—–scissor obsession

  11. Tonya says:

    Nice scissors, count me in :)

  12. I love scissors! Would love to give these a home.

  13. Vivian says:

    Who doesn’t love scissors!!!

    Thanks for the opportunity.

  14. Carolyn Mc Avoy says:

    WOW! great giveaway…I don’t have any Sheers…I just started quilting….

  15. melanie says:

    wow! what amazing looking scissors :) shiny!

  16. Sara says:

    Great looking scissors – better than any of the ones I currently own!!!

  17. Ariane says:

    I would love to win these scissors. I could use some better ones then I have. I hope I win!!!

  18. critterhelper says:

    These look like wonderful shears and I could certainly use a good pair.

  19. I’d love a good pair of scissors!

  20. Jenice says:

    Would love some knew scissors. You can never have enough. I have sons so you know what they do to scissors even if you tell them not to. :)

  21. CLAUDIA says:


    I would love to EARN THOSE SCISSORS Graciasss

  22. Debi R. says:

    Wonderful shears. I’d sure love to be a lucky winner. Thanks.

  23. Sue G. says:

    Pick Me! Pick Me! I want to win the scissors. Laying on the floor kicking and screaming.

  24. Rick says:

    I’d love a new pair of wonderful shears! I got lots of fabric to cut!

  25. Cynthia Lynn says:

    Those shears remind me of the ones Mom let me use when I was just learning to sew – They kept a fine edge and were so smooth. Thanks for offering us all a chance to win!

  26. Angela Werner says:

    Those scissors would be awesome!

  27. Lee says:

    I am for ever looking for my one pair of scissors. They never seem to be in the right place. Another pair of scissors would be awesome.

  28. Barbara says:

    Wow, great scissors. Mine are forever hiding from me. A new pair would be great.

  29. These shears would look wonderfully awesome in my sewing room. Since my birthday was the 20th, they would be an excellent birthday gift to me!!

  30. Holly says:

    Oh I need these too. Enter me please.
    .-= Holly’s latest post: Frosted Memories Fabric Give Away =-.

  31. laurie says:

    What beautiful shears! Thank you for this chance to win!!

  32. JAne says:

    I would love to win these scissors. They look wonderful and thanks for hosting this giveaway. Your blog is nice eye candy.


  33. Elaine C. says:

    Great contest! I just found your site looking while searching for my first quilt block swap to join. Hope to have lots of fun on here!

  34. Carolyn Mc Avoy says:

    I don’t have shears, just started quilting….
    Thanks for a chance to win…

  35. Jerrie says:

    A great pair of shears

  36. Carolsue says:

    Boy, could I ever use these! GREAT contest! I hope I win!

  37. April Lusk says:

    Without great sheers quilting, cross stitch, and other fabric and other craft ideas would not be possible or at least make it very hard to work with!! Great idea!!

    Thank you!

  38. Debra says:

    Sweet scissors, so much better than the ones I now am using. Would love to win these.

  39. Dorraine says:

    Oh my gosh! Who could not use a new pair of scissors? I know that I could use them!!! Thanks for the give away!

  40. Pam says:

    New Scissors, what a great gift, I’d love to win them.
    THank You for the give away!

  41. Paula says:

    Thanks for the great giveaway again! Put my name in the hat!

  42. Shelley C says:

    don’t know if I’m too late, but I would like to be entered. I have one good sewing pair of scissors and a second pair by the cutting table would be nice…

  43. Tianna says:

    I need some real shears like these, not the dinky plastic handled ones I’m using. Thanks for the giveaway~

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