Quilters Home Magazine, April-May 2009
Rated #1 Ten popular scissors were testedand Kai was rated the best. All scissors were tested for sharpness,balance,hand fatigue and weight while cutting multiple layers of cotton fabrics.
Sandra Betzina, Nationally recognized professional sewing instructor I feature the Kai Scissors in my instructional videos and Powersewing seminar workshops. Kai Scissors are great on all fabrics, the 7000 series professional shears have exceptional balance and superior cutting capability. Visit her website: www.powersewing.com.
Chloe Dao, Project Runway Season 2 Winner
I really love the Kai Professional Series Scissors. We cut a variety of fabrics in my design studio and Kai gives us an awesome,smooth cut. I am a big fan, they are comfortable and lightweight. Visit her web site: www.chloedao.com.
Gretchen Hirsch, New York
Gertie combines a love of all things retro with a passion for garment construction and fine hand sewing. Gretchen's favorite subject is intricate sewing that involves feats of engineering: tailoring, corsetry and dresses with complex under-structures.
RaNae Merrill, New York
As a quilt designer, author, and teacher, I have found the Kai scissors to be a wonderful addition to my quilting experience. I recommend Kai scissors to all my students when teaching. Visit her web site: www.RaNaeMerrillquilts.com.
Laura Wasilowski - Artfabrik
The sharp blades of Kai are wonderful for hand dyed fabrics and threads. Please visit her web page at www.artfabrik.com.
Threads magazine, November 1999
Sewing experts compared and tested the most popular sewing scissors on the market including Kai,Ginger, Fiskars and Mundial. Kai received excellent reviews from several experts.
Katrina Walker, Designer As a designer and educator in the home sewing industry, I work primarliy with silk and wool fabrics. The Kai scissors are razor-sharp and stand up to heavy use, and best of all they feel great in my hand. I tell all of my students that Kai scissors are the best fabric scissors available. Visit her website: www.katrinawalker.com.
Sharon Baker, Quilting Professional, Puyallup, WA Kai Scissors are absolutely the best fabric/craft scissors on the market. I love the comfort grip handles and balances of the scissors. They are sharp all the way to the point. I used Kai Scissors when I made the samples for my quilting books “Fabulous Flowers” (Martingale October 2005)and the results were fabulous.
In fashion design, I only cut with my Kai Scissors. They guarantee a precise, smooth cut which is important when working with silk, charmeuse, and organza. In my fashion design class, I'm known as "the girl with the really good scissors" and at least once a week someone it asking to use my Kai Scissors.
Tory J. Lowitz, Technical Design Professional
Kai scissors are the only scissors I use for personal and professional use. Kai products are engineered with exceptional precision using the best materials found in modern cutting technology.
Terri Horton, Puget Sound Draperies
I specialize in creating custom, award-winning draperies, bedding, and pillows. I love using Kai Scissors. With over 20 years of experience in the sewing and drapery business, I have found nothing cuts better than Kai Scissors.
Christine Crookham, Richland, MI
We recommend and sell Kai Scissors at our fabric store. We find the superior cutting action of Kai the best we have used. They cut great on all of our specialty fabrics. Please visit her web page atwww.fabricationsonline.com.
John Hartenburg - Knot & Rope Supply - Perrysburg, OH We use Kai Scissors exclusively here at our shop. Our splicers have to cut the toughest fibers such as Kevlar, Dyneema, and Technora on a daily basis and nothing even comes close to cutting as well as Kai Scissors. These are absolutely the best scissors we have ever found. Please visit their website: www.knotandrope.com.
Becky Fulgoni, Kalamazoo, MI I work with silks, sheers and felted wool. KAI Scissors are a terrific productand I own every size. Doing business with a company you can trust is very reassuring these days!
Maggie Backman, Owner - Things Japanese Maggie specializes in silk fabrics and tells everyone about the KAI scissors. These scissors give me a perfect cut every timeand the silk fabrics never slip using the KAI scissors. Please visit her web page at www.silkthings.com.
Angela Wolf, Benton Harbor, MI KAI Scissors are absolutely my favorite the best scissors I have ever owned! As a custom clothier, andwinner of the 2008 "Pashion for Fashion Challenge" at the American Sewing Expo, I have used the same pair of KAI Scissors for the past three yearsand they are just as sharp today as the day I received they. Lightweight, very comfortable grip and sharp! www.aboapparel.comwww.AngelawolfCouture.com.
Lisa Shaw, Tech Support Manager, Buzz Tools, Inc., Elbert, Colorado
Kai scissors are my favorite, my first choice when it comes to clipping the jump stitches in my embroidery stitch outs. I never have to worry about the blades not being sharp enough to make a clean cut. Kai scissors are so smooth and easy to use, they are dreamy. Thanks for making such a wonderful product for those of us who expect perfection.
Jessica McMahon I have been a designer for yearsand KAI Scissors are the best I have ever owned. I sew with a lot of different fabrics and KAI scissors are smooth and stay sharp for a long time. I recommend KAI scissors to everyone I know. Visit her website: www.lilahgabriel.com.
Carla Peery - Silk Fabric Specialist Kai scissors cut beautifully on silk fabrics. The sharp blades and comfortable grips makes these the best fabric scissors I have ever used.
Judy & Sheryl
Judy Kruger & Sheryl Chinn - Kent, WA
For over 15 years we have purchased and referred Kai Scissors to our friends in search of great scissors. These scissors outperform other more expensive scissorsand we encourage everyone to try a pair before purchasing other brands. After using Kai scissors, other brands feel like you are using a tire iron.
Laura Wiltse, Eagle River, AK I have purchased more than 10 pair of Kai scissors for myself and my friends. Kai sicssors are awesome and recommend them all the time.
Jim Peterson, Sales Manager, kaiscissors.com
Our goal is to offer the sharpest and smoothest fabric scissors on the market. We hand balance and hand polish the blades which give the black handles Kai scissors superior cutting action over other brands. The combination of the comfortable handle grips, lightweight balance and superior sharpness are features that customers love about Kai scissors. Shear Precision scissor company takes pride in the distribution of KAI scissors.