To dream of colored straight pins (sewing pin) represents feeling that it’s special to notice exactly what something is. Feelings about noticing something being specially kept exactly the way it is. Feelings of being held back or made to stay put in a safe way.
To dream of all metal uncolored straight pins represents feelings about something being kept exactly the way it is because it’s intelligent or seriously needed. Feelings about being held back or making something stay put.
To dream of a holding pin represents feelings about something being unsupportive if not kept the way it is for function.
To dream of seeing something pinned to a surface or held pinned in place represents intentionally wanting something to not stop doing what it is currently doing. Intentionally keeping something the way it is as long as you need it to. Effort or care to intentionally not allow something to change. Feeling stronger than something while keeping it the way it is. A serious or insensitive decision to keep something the way it is.
To dream of colored straight pins on a map represents the awareness or importance of remembering different ways of thinking.
Example: A woman dreamed of having straight pins in her mouth making it difficult to speak and having problems pulling them out. In waking life she was in a foriegn country unable to speak the language while frustrated with needing to.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of pulling pins out of the bottom of her feet until she was left with red spots covering her feet. In waking life she had parents who were very mean to her which forced her to stop visiting them, stop communicating with them, and otherwise cut them out of her life. Removing the pins from her feet may have reflected her feelings about removing a sense of being “held back by her parents.