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Shears & Scissors for Sewing

1900s-GH-Stielweld-embroidery-scissors thumbnail 1900s. Good Housekeeping. Wiss “Stielweld” embroidery scissors
1908-May-LHJ thumbnail 1908 May. Ladies' Home Journal. During dressmaking time good shears are indispensable... Measures 2 1/2" x 5 3/4".
1922-Needlecraft-Keeping-little-folks thumbnail 1922. Needlecraft Magazine. Keeping little folks dressed is double pleasure, when you have the helpful, friendly aid of good Wiss Scissors. 2-1/4" x 6"
1923-Needlecraft-A-Cheerful-Work-Basket thumbnail 1923. Needlecraft Magazine. A Cheerful Work Basket
1923-Needlecraft-So-many-women thumbnail 1923. Needlecraft Magazine. So many women are accustomed to getting along with dull, wabbly, shears — ...
1923-Needlecraft-You-Need-Them-Everyday thumbnail 1923. Needlecraft Magazine. You Need Them Every Day!
1925-June-Modern-Priscilla thumbnail 1925 June. Modern Priscilla. In the Bride's new home and in every home...
GH-1935-10 thumbnail 1935 Oct. Good Housekeeping. AMAZING how THESE shears SAVE time and money
1935-Nov-GH-Pinking-Saves thumbnail 1935 Nov. Good Housekeeping. Pinking Saves
Pictorial-Review-1936-11 thumbnail 1936 November. Pictorial Review. The Handiest Scissors in Your Sewing Basket.
Womans-Home-Companion-1937-05 thumbnail 1937 May. Woman's Home Companion. FIRST AID to good dressmaking: Wiss Pinking Shears
SatEvePost-1938-11-05 thumbnail 1938 November 5th. The Saturday Evening Post. They Pink As You Cut - WISS - give your frocks a FASHION FINISH
LHJ-1940-11 thumbnail 1940 November. Ladies' Home Journal. Never A Dull Moment
BHG-1948-02 thumbnail 1948 February. Better Homes & Garden. Wiss pinking shears help trim your Budget!
GH-1948-10 thumbnail 1948 Oct. Good Housekeeping. When you do this. You need these Wiss Pinking Shears.
1950-When-you-sew thumbnail 1950. When you sew...why not be Professional It's so easy...with Wiss pinking shears
1951-approx-Model-C-Pinking-Shears-Now-available-in-2-sizes thumbnail 1951. Wiss Model C Pinking Shears. Now available in 2 sizes
GH-1951-05 thumbnail 1951 May. Good Housekeeping. It's sew much more professional to use Wiss Shears and Scissors
1951-05-LHJ-It's-sew-much-more-professional thumbnail 1951 May. Ladies' Home Journal. It's sew much more professional to use Wiss Shears and Scissors
GH-1952-It's-such-a-satisfaction thumbnail 1952. Good Housekeeping. It's such a satisfaction to own the best! WISS Pinking Shears
1952-May-Cappers-Farmer-4-part-sewing-harmony thumbnail 1952 May. Cappers Farmer. 4 part sewing harmony by Wiss
1952-Good-Housekeeping-Pinking-Shears thumbnail 1952. Good Housekeeping. Wiss Pinking Shears put pleasure-plus into sewing
1952-Oct-Country-Gentleman-Wiss-Pinking-Shears thumbnail 1952 Oct. Country Gentleman. Wiss Pinking Shears — put pleasure-plus into sewing
1952-Nov-LHJ-Wiss-Dressmakers-Shears thumbnail 1952 Nov. Ladies' Home Journal. Wiss Dressmakers Shears — as essential as pins and a pattern!
GH-1953-04 thumbnail 1953 April. Good Housekeeping. Cut your pattern the professional way with Wiss Dressmaker's Shears
1953-June-GH-Cut-your-slipcovers thumbnail 1953 June. Good Housekeeping. Cut your slipcovers the quick, easy way with Wiss Dressmaker's Shears
1953-Oct-GH-Wiss-Pinker-Fashions thumbnail 1953 Oct. Good Housekeeping. Wiss Pinker Fashions...new and fun to make!
McCalls-pattern-catalog-1954-01 thumbnail 1954 January. McCalls Pattern Catalog. Ad on back cover.
Vogue-1954-02-15 thumbnail 1964 February 15th. Vogue. That clean-cut look... Still another smart girl who sews her own attractive wardrobe --
Ladies-Home-1954-04 thumbnail 1954 April. Ladies' Home Journal. Wiss Tools of Fashion
GH-1954-05 thumbnail 1954 May. Good Housekeeping. Make these and dozens more Wiss Pinker Fashions with Wiss Pinking Shears
1954-Oct-Country-Gentleman-Mamma-cut-it-out thumbnail 1954 Oct. Country Gentleman. "Mamma cut it out in no time!"
1955-12-it-takes-the-proper-tools thumbnail 1955. It takes the proper tools to do the job...properly! Wiss Quality Shears and Scissors
GH-1957-New-Skalloping thumbnail 1957. Good Housekeeping. New! The Only Shears Of Their Kind In The World! Wiss Skalloping Shears
GH-1957-05 thumbnail 1957 May. Good Housekeeping. before you cut into that lovely Spring flannel be sure you have the very best shears: Wiss
1958-Any-way-you-cut-it thumbnail 1958. Any way you cut it-
McCalls-1958-03 thumbnail 1958 March. McCalls. Any way you cut it -- straight, pinked or scalloped -- it's better when you have the very best shears: Wiss
McCalls-1958-10 thumbnail 1958 October. McCalls. Any way you cut it – straight, pinked or scalloped – it's better when you have the very best shears: WISS inlaid blade shears
1959-GH-Pinking-and-Skalloping thumbnail 1959. Good Housekeeping. Pinking and Skalloping, 2 expert ways...
McCalls-1959-06 thumbnail 1959 June. McCalls. Home tasks are easy with these indispensable shears and scissors by Wiss
Ladies-Home-1959-11 thumbnail 1959 November. Ladies' Home Journal. Any way you cut it -- straight, pinked or scalloped -- it's better when you have the very best shears: Wiss
McCalls-1959-11 thumbnail 1959 November. McCalls. For a Straight Cut, Pinking or Scalloping -- The Very Best Shears are Wiss
Farm-Journal-1960-10 thumbnail 1960 October. Farm Journal. Get an edge on better dressmaking with the very best shears Wiss.
Ladies-Home-1960-11 thumbnail 1960 November. Ladies' Home Journal. Now! Pink it or Scallop it for ravel-resistant seam finishes with Wiss
McCalls-1963-04 thumbnail 1963 April. McCalls. Wiss Cuts Best
Womans-Day-1965-12 thumbnail 1965 December. Woman's Day. Pinking and Skalloping: 2 expert ways to cut a ravel-resistant seam finish – and decorative trimmings, too! Wiss
1967-Feb-Co-Ed-Wiss-can-be-the-start thumbnail 1967 Feb. Co Ed Magazine. Wiss can be the start of something big
Seventeen-1968-04 thumbnail 1968 April. Seventeen. There's not much a girl can't do with Wiss.
McCalls-1973-Spr-Sum thumbnail 1973 April. McCalls. The New Wiss Pinking Shears That Last 10 Times Longer!
Womans-Day-1973-06 thumbnail 1973 June. Womans' Day. Wiss shears help Donald Brooks turn design into dynamite.
Fam-Circle-1975-10 thumbnail 1975 October. Family Circle. Why Wiss Contura-Lite Are The Finest Lightweight Shears Money Can Buy.
Womans-Day-1976-10 thumbnail 1976 October. Woman's Day. Wiss Contura-lite Shears. Now in Tortoise-shell.