the little prince

the little prince

Saturday, October 3, 2009

oct 3 - scissor obsession

I have been stitching since I was in college with short breaks here and there, so that has been over 30 years, and up until a short time ago I was content to have one or two pair of fairly inexpensive scissors. And then I discovered Ginghers designer embroidery scissors. It all started very innocently. I purchased the "Emma" scissors because I thought they were so pretty and I had a coupon. Then they put out a pair called "Sarah"...and well..that's my daughter's name so I had to have them, right? And then I was hooked. I realized that Joanns always has 50% off coupons so if I planned things right....so along came "Criss". Last week I saw a post on Jill's blog that she got the "Elena" scissors, so I grabbed my coupon and rushed to Joanns and found that they didn't have the Elenas, but they did have these......"Mia". I love plaids so these are just perfect.


I went to Mike and Carol's online store just to look around and saw the Elenas there,

and then I had to give in and finally get the "Freedom" scissors as well.


So I think I now have another official obsession...and I can't answer the question "why do you need so many pairs of scissors?"...but I just know that I do.
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11 comments:

  1. cute scissors! I haven't been bit by the scissor but yet. Hopefully I won't since I have a limited amount of money for my crafts and it only goes so far.

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  2. Lynda, one can NEVER have enough scissors. About those Mia's, we don't have them here. Are they still available in your area?

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  3. Lynda, thanks for your comment on my Just Nan. I didn't have the charm to put in the middle so I found some stick on hearts that I had in my stash and added it. Doesn't really tie in with the snowflake
    theme but the color matches. lol

    I like scissors too and yours are awesome.

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  4. Oh, how I can relate to this post. My obsession started last year even though I've been stitching for 30 years. I just started collecting scissors. Gingher Sara was my first real scissors and then I had to have the Kelmscott ones in many colors, then the Love Scissors, then more Ginghers, Criss, and I really want the Freedom ones now........I'm crazy......oh, I got an inexpensive orange and pink pair too.....LOL You can see my orange ones on my blog header right now.

    Jennifer
    http://www.feathersinthenest.blogspot.com/

    Feathers in the nest

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  5. Your scissors collection is wonderful. My favorite ones is a gold pair that I use for my embroidery.
    Loved them all!
    Micki

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  6. I'm finally getting around to visiting blogs that have come to see me! I LOVE all those scissors! I have a friend who has a lot of Ginghers too..I HAVE to have the new Elena's...so pretty!

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  7. Lynda, i love the freedom scissors! I know I have to have these also; I too have a scissor obsession!
    robinpich.blog.com

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  8. It all starts so innocently, as you said, doesn't it? But they're so beautiful!

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  9. Love the scissors! If I had more money I would have at least a dozen pair but right now my two pair do me fine!

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  10. Great additions to your scissor collection...lol...I've never seen the plaid ones! Love them all:)

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  11. Scissors are necessary. Believe me, stitching and knitting would get much harder without scissors, and I happen to like both, even my stitching is needlepoint.

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