Who decided that the place we store our pins should be called a cushion. Shouldn't it be a poker, or a stopper, because that's where the pins stop as we poke them there? I have a collection of pin storage units.
The tomato seems to be the most popular form for pin stop-overs. And strawberries.
This pinelephant was in a very pretty sewing box that came from England via EBay.
I like this group a lot. My daughter, now 22, made the little chair when she was little herself. (not as little as the chair, of course)
A tower of Chinese children holding giant Chinese beachballs for pins:
Some that are very old:
And this is what I would call a pincushion:
And that's all I have to say about that.