8 inch serrated edge/knife edge dressmaker's shears, blunt points, double-plated chrome over nickel. This model features slightly blunted points to prevent the tips from catching on sheer fabrics. The knife edge gives these shears the capability of cutting through multiple layers of fabric effortlessly while the bent handles design allows for smooth cutting on a tabletop or counter. The serrated edge helps to grip sheer or slippery fabrics while you're cutting. This pattern is popular for cutting all types of fabric in sewing and quilting. The 8 inch model pictured here features a longer cut, making it excellent for cutting out fabric patterns and trimming seams.