Fiskars Iconic Orange Scissors Celebrate 365 Years

Do you remember growing up with a pair of orange scissors in the house?  Thinking of my childhood, I can’t remember any pair of scissors but the iconic orange scissors from Fiskars. And now, these are the same scissors we’ve got in my own kitchen that I use around the house and for craft projects with the kids.

Did you know that Fiskars is celebrating 365 years???

Fiskars Celebrates 365 years

That’s older than the U.S., Canada, and even that Taj Mahal! Crazy right??  Fiskars was founded in 1649 in Fiskars, Finland. Fiskars was founded in the FiskarsVillage in Finland, which still exists today.

The world famous orange-handled scissors made Fiskars famous when they were introduced in 1967 and the company has sold over 1 billion pieces worldwide.

The company was founded as an ironworks in Finland in 1649 and after being involved in all sorts of businesses it was definitely the accidental creation of their orange handled craft scissors that made them go global. The creation of Orange Handled-Scissors was purely by chance. To use up extra plastic in the molding machine, left over from their orange juicer production, Fiskars created the first Orange Handled-Scissors.  

Fiskars Orange Craft Scissors Details

The classic 8 ” Fiskars orange craft scissors are available for only $9 at Walmart. And they really do last a lifetime!


Today, they of course have expanded the color palette for their kids scissors as well. Aren’t this hip?


Introduced to the world as a quality fabric scissors, the Original Orange-Handled Scissors redefined the standard for cutting performance. High-grade, stainless-steel blades feature a precision-ground edge that stays sharp longer and cuts all the way to the tip — essential for anyone who cuts fabric. A lightweight design and ergonomically sculpted handle provide unmatched cutting control, and a bent handle design keeps materials flat for precise cuts every time.

•Ideal for cutting a wide variety of materials including denim, silk and multiple layers of fabric
•High-grade, precision-ground, stainless-steel blades offer a lasting sharp edge that cuts all the way to the tip
•Ergonomic handle is sculpted to fit your hand, maximizing cutting control and sensitivity
•Bent handle design keeps material flat for mistake-free cutting
•Lifetime warranty

Putting our Orange Fiskars Craft Scissors To Work

Kenzie has been working on a craft project to make her very own little fleece blanket. These orange scissors cut the fleece fabric perfectly!



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