I had been hearing rumors of a tool used by fly fishermen and beaders that melts synthetic threads to cut them. I found them and gave one a try on Neon Rays, Shimmer Blend ribbon floss and Shimmer. I was skeptical, but I have to say the Zapper really does the trick.

Working on the blanket on my elephant, I was using Neon Rays and Shimmer Blend floss. The Zapper cut the thread like a hot knife through butter and the threads did not shred! I actually enjoyed using these threads. It even makes Renaissance threads behave! This is a great little gift and a wonderful addition to a stitcher’s tool kit. We have these on our website.