There is nothing worse than trying to create a beautiful object with scissors that are blunt, too large or the wrong shape. Check out or range of craft scissors and craft knives for the perfect pair of scissors to complete your next craft project. With special scissors for fabric, paper, card and other materials, you can choose from scissors in various sizes and with special features such as soft grips or serrated blades. Our craft knives come with removable blades and some are retractable. Always replace blades when dull for best effect.
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Can I purchase craft scissors from Spotlight?
Yes, you can. Whether you sew, craft, scrapbook or anything else, we have craft scissors and knives to meet your needs. Whatever your hobby, it is always a good idea to have a great pair of craft scissors, and you are sure to find the right one amongst this fabulous selection. There is a wide range of professional craft scissors available now at Spotlight's fabulously low prices. Shop our entire range of scissors online or call into your local Spotlight store today. Our team of friendly assistants will be on hand to help you in any way that they can.
What is included in this range?
This range includes scissors for a whole host of different purposes, including paper crafts, textiles, or any other arts and crafts that require a sharp and precise cut. Choose edge scissors for fabulous borders that are quick and easy to do, with lots of different patterns and styles available. Alternatively, All Purpose Scissors promise top cutting performance for a wide range of cutting tasks in the home or office. We also have micro tip scissors which are perfect for getting into those tight spaces, offering maximum comfort and control when working with fabric.
We have a wide range of professional quality craft knives, as well as replacement blades to ensure a neat and precise cut every time. Whatever your cutting needs, you are sure to find the perfect pair of scissors or the ideal craft knives amongst this awesome collection. With such a wide choice available, plus our guaranteed low prices across the whole collection, Spotlight is your one-stop shop for all your arts and crafts needs.
How can I maintain the performance of craft scissors?
The manner in which you maintain your scissors may depend on what you tend to use them for. If you are cutting fabrics regularly, it is essential to wipe the blade after each use with a soft dry cloth. This will help to prevent lint and other small items from getting into the mechanics. If you are purchasing shears or scissors for cutting fabric, try to ensure that they are only used for this purpose. Store them with your textile supplies to prevent anyone else using them for another purpose, or perhaps add some tape to the side to clearly mark their intended use.
If your scissors are not performing to their best, use a penetrating lubricant around the pivot area. Open and close the scissors a few times after you have done this to ensure that the oil is correctly worked into the joint, and then remove any excess with a cloth. If your scissors get dirty, you can wash them in warm water with a small amount of dish soap. Alternatively, clean scissors with rubbing alcohol and a cotton ball to remove any sticky residue. Ensure that they have been rinsed and dried thoroughly after to prevent the scissors from rusting.
Is there anything else I need to remember?
Our collection of craft scissors and knives are very sharp, and it is critical that you always ensure that they are kept away from children at all times. Ensure that all equipment is in excellent condition before you behind cutting, and never cut towards your body or your hands. Always cover the blade of a knife when it is not on use, do not leave unattended, and never put unprotected knives or scissors in your bag or pocket. It is always important to be careful when you are using blades.