… decided to up and die on me last night. Apparently they were not satisfied with the typical life of a pair scissors, which is:
- Be purchased and released from their ridiculously-difficult-to-open packaging (you presumably purchased new scissors because you don’t have a sufficient pair, which begs the question: How on earth does one expect to get into bomb-proof plastic packaging with an insufficient cutting implement!?).
- Cut, cut, cut their way through paper and fabric (felt in my case).
- Become too dull to be used effectively anymore.
- Get lost somewhere in the back of the junk drawer because you just can’t seem to bring yourself to throw them away (we have a pair of blue-handled scissors like this … they cannot even cut a piece of embroidery floss properly – WHY are we still holding on to them!?).
No, they decided that a more dramatic approach was an order …
This happened mid-cut – Took me so much by surprise that I let out a small shriek! The poor yellow Tufted Bird was the only casualty (thank goodness).
Just bought myself a new pair this afternoon, hopefully they work just as well … Now if I can only figure out how to get them out of that damn plastic vault they are so well secured in … I just took them for a test drive, and they are definitely not up to par. ::Sigh::
If you have any odd or surprising crafting mishaps of your own – Feel free to share!