Posts tagged ‘sharpening’

Scissor Sharpening Post Follow-Up

A learned a lot from your comments on the scissor sharpening post: Rosa said that Portugal has these roving sharpeners, or amolador de tesouras, who have bike-powered sharpening tools and play a unique tune on a flute to announce their arrival. Doesn’t that make you so happy? Sarah wrote that folding some aluminum foil a [...]

Q & A: Scissors and Sharpening

My “good” sewing shears are Ginghers, and I love them. I recently got them sharpened for the first time. They’d needed it for months. I researched sharpening services in my town, and it appeared that most if not all were mobile services that would come to your house. Some had locations where they regularly set [...]