pinking shears


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pink·ing shears

(pĭng′kĭng)
pl.n.
Shears with notched blades, used to finish edges of cloth with a zigzag cut for decoration or to prevent raveling or fraying.

pinking shears

pl n
(Tools) scissors with a serrated edge on one or both blades, producing a wavy edge to material cut, thus preventing fraying

pink′ing shears`


n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
shears with notched blades, for simultaneously cutting and pinking fabric.
Translations

pinking shears

[ˈpɪŋkɪŋˌʃiːəz] NPLtijeras fpl dentadas

pinking shears

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pinking shears

[ˈpɪŋkɪŋˌʃɪəz] pinking scissors nplforbici fpl a zigzag
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With only a few supplies--scissors, pinking shears, fabric glue, and ribbons or jute roping--and a little time and effort, anyone can create these colorful pennants of all sizes.
You can make your design as simple or as intricate as you like, using colours and patterns you know they will love YOU WILL NEED: Card blanks and envelopes 2 x patterned paper Two sizes of flower punch Glue dots Stick-on gems and sequins Pinking shears 1 Using the flower punches, cut two shapes per flower.
You can use pinking shears to add more interest with a zigzag edge, or cut them out using wavy lines.
The name came from the edge of the petals, which look like they are trimmed with pinking shears.
WHAT YOU NEED: Small wood or particle board side table (for example the Lack table from Ikea), pinking shears, wallpaper scraps in different patterns and colours, foam brush, decoupage medium glue, brayer roller.
They invited me to Apple when they heard what I did next; grab pinking shears and a plastic file folder, make a few cuts, slip in my iPad, and begin a brand new business the next day, making gorgeous soft leather handles which keep iPads safe and secure - THE ORIGINAL LEATHER HANDLE FOR iPAD.
The research-and-development phase of their process may involve fraying a material with pinking shears, hand-dyeing it, or burning fabric with acid or a cigarette lighter before elaborating the labyrinths of knit loops, Frankensteinian assemblages, and multilayered architectures that fit on bodies.
Quick, pull out your pinking shears, grab yourself a seam ripper and roll out an extra bolt of cloth.
I make scrapers by cutting the sides from a gallon water bottle with pinking shears.
As for floppy disks, Thompson says just breaking one won't do: "There are cases where a suspect has broken a diskette and cut the magnetic media inside the disk with pinking shears.
Next Laynie grew pinking shears from nail scissors, a soup ladle from a teaspoon, and a hand mirror from a piece of foil.