Translation of pincushion in Spanish:


alfiletero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɪnˌkʊʃən//ˈpɪnkʊʃ(ə)n/


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    alfiletero masculine
    acerico masculine
    almohadilla feminine
    • ‘I'll prove it to you,’ he said and took a pin from a nearby pincushion on display.
    • These remarkably beautiful beaded pieces are presented alongside an astonishing array of objects created expressly for the Victorian tourist market, including pincushions, photo frames, decorative boxes and wall pieces.
    • From an old sewing kit, he pulled a tiny pincushion, removed the needles, and headed back.
    • This one, brought with from the Russian schtetl of her past, warns that evil spirits lurk near the pincushion, measuring tape, and scissors.
    • ‘I'll make you an outfit,’ she said and took out a small pincushion out of her gray pocket.
    • Ray showed his young viewers how to make everything from pup pencil holders, to mushroom pincushions, to stocking mice.
    • Toys, pincushions, junk from 42nd Street suddenly began to collect in his studio.
    • I also went over to Patchwork on Central Park yesterday and picked up some green fabric ready for the next bunch of pear pincushions.
    • Vibrantly colored beadwork spilled across the fabric of souvenir pincushions, picture frames and wallpockets designed to appeal to throngs of eager tourists.