Recognized as the premier line of cutting implements for home sewing, crafts, and needle arts, the Gingher brand name has been synonymous with precision performance and lasting quality for more than 54 years. The spring-action dressmaker shears features a gentle spring-action that opens after each cut making your projects seem almost effortless! The longer blades trim seams, cut patterns, and with the precision-ground knife edge, cut multiple layers of fabric easily, all the way to the points. The bent handle creates a comfortable working position across a table top or counter. A safety latch provides protection and keeps scissors closed when not in use. Gingher 8" Spring-Action Dressmaker's Shears, east open, reduces fatigue.