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a small stiff cushion into which pins are stuck ready for use

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I thought I stuck it in my pincushion when I came home from church yesterday evening, but I can't find it anywhere."
'I only make pincushions and pen-wipers, to use up my waste.
All the movables, from the wardrobes to the chairs and tables, hangings, glasses, even to the pincushions and scent-bottles on the dressing-tables, displayed the same quaint variety.
Or use them to add pizzazz to a lapel, hat or your pincushion,
These include garden phlox, shasta daisies and pincushion flowers.
Ken Turner Goodhart's Stitched from the Heart: Quilts and More to Give With Love (9781604689921, $25.99) teaches how to meld embroidery, patchwork and applique details into various gifts as big as a wall quilt or as small as a pincushion, and offers patterns for a hand-lettered alphabet in two sizes that makes it easy to personalize projects and embroider phrases into a project.
New species have been added to the Scottish flora comparatively recently, for example a relict population of the pincushion plant (Diapensia laponica), found normally in Alaska and Scandinavia, was discovered in Glenfinnan in 1953.
Go for pincushion bellis daisies, pansies, violas, wallflowers, sweet Williams and the giant buttercup blooms of Ranunculus Accolade.
Choose from a Unicorn tin or a molded design with optional Tin Toppers in the shape of flowers that can be used as a pincushion.
This wool pincushion is a nice size at 41/2" x 21/2".
When the curtain rises, Cornejo invites viewers to come look at the freaks, among them a bearded lady, a human pincushion and a pair of Siamese twins with hauntingly beautiful voices.
She represents all women who want to live as people and not be a pincushion. There have been proposals such as Iqbal for the presidency before.
"This region of Texas has been punctured like a pincushion with oil wells and injection wells since the 1940s, and our findings associate that activity with ground movement," study co-author Jin-Woo Kim said in a statement.
On-trend plants include Haworthia, Echeveria, Crassula, Euphorbia, Pincushion cacti (Mammillaria) and Aloe.