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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This is best done with pinking shears to stop the fabric fraying at the edges.
I used one of the original pads for my pattern and then cut out new pads with pinking shears.
As well as the actual machines, sewing accessories are also required, such as cotton reels, pins, needles, zips, buttons, scissors, tape measures and pinking shears.
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.
Delightful as the stories are, the strength of the book lies in the superb illustrations, all derived from paper cut-outs using scissors and pinking shears.
You can use pinking shears to add more interest with a zigzag edge, or cut them out using wavy lines.
Tip: if the fabric is fraying or falling apart, you can try finishing the edge with pinking shears or a fray-stopping adhesive found in craft stores.
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.
I started with the coarse side of my combination stone because the pinking shears were so rough (IMAGE 2).