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. High quality scissors and shears are manufactured to exacting standards and each pair is carefully inspected in order to maintain the highest level of quality. The 8 inch Dressmaker’s Shears have a versatile longer length cut and blades strong enough to trim and cut multiple layers of fabric effortlessly. The longer cut is ideal for cutting out patterns and trimming seams. Gingher’s precision ground knife edge cuts flawlessly all the way to the points and the bent handle allows for smooth, comfortable cutting across a tabletop or counter. A truly wonderful addition to your treasured sewing tools. Gingher 8" gold-handled knife-edge dressmaker shears.