deal for general sewing and quilting, trimming and snipping threads. Fine tapered point stays sharp and offers clean cut all the way to the tip without pressure i n your fingers or wrist. Ambidextrous soft grip handle provides excellent cutting control for right- and left-handed user. Alloy steel blades stay sharp and are highly resistant to corrosion. The stainless-steel, hardened and tempered, alloy of the blades offers a long lasting sharp edge. Cover the blades with the balde protector when not in use. Clean regularly with a soft cloth and specialized metal care oil. Blades may be sharpened by a porfessional if it is needed.