If you are a sewer or quilter, you must know about Gingher scissors. Beautiful cutting with the precision ground knife edge. I have a pair of dressmaker shears and although I really really like them, I like the metal, I like the weight, I like the cutting...they tire my hand out with a lot of cutting.
Recently I found out that there is now a spring action version. Yes Yes Yes. They are around $35 but I found mine, brand spanky new for $17 on ebay. What a beautiful thing. The ease of cutting is wonderful. You do have to remember to rotate the arm so that the blades do not stay open, I don't like that so much, but it's worth the ease of cutting. I know I couldn't have gotten a pair of Fiskars that I have read about that many sewers like, but I try not to buy plastic if there's a good alternative.
You should try them, it'll make your hand happy.