The Kai 7150, 6" scissor is a very versatile and powerful cutting tool. The blade is made of a high-carbon stainless steel that ensures a sharp cut, all the way to the tip. It also features large handles made of "Elastomer" soft plastic, which are designed for better leverage and ease of handling while cutting. The Kai 7150 is an ideal size for tasks such as trimming "dog ears", cut-work, clipping threads for chain-piecing or any task where larger shears would be too bulky, but cutting power is still desired. This a popular size f or use in youe sewing/quilting kit when taking classes, and it works great when doing take-along projects.