feminine noun
1. (act of sewing) 
a. sewing 
La primera puntada que nos enseñaron en la clase de costura era el pespunte.The first stitch they taught us in sewing class was the backstitch.
Mi abuela me enseñó costura.My grandmother taught me needlework.
2. (for joining pieces) 
a. seam 
Para unas cortinas, deja un margen de dos centímetros para las costuras.For a curtain, allow two centimeters for the seams.
3. (piece of sewing) 
a. sewing 
Dejó a un lado su costura y fue a la puerta.She put her sewing down and went to the door.
Sus costuras estaban bordadas de perlas y llevaban hilo de oro.Their needlework was embroidered with pearls and stitched with gold thread.
4. (profession) 
Mi madre se dedicaba a la costura y trabajaba para un diseñador.My mother did dressmaking and worked for a designer.
1. (labor) 
a. sewing, needlework 
2. (en tela) 
a. seam 
3. (oficio) 
a. dressmaking 
alta costurahaute couture
4. (cicatriz) 
a. scar 
1 (puntadas) seam
sin costura seamless; sentar las costuras to press the seams
sentar las costura a algn to give sb a hiding (familiar)
2 (labor) sewing; needlework; (confección) dressmaking
alta costura haute couture; high fashion; la costura italiana Italian fashion
3 (Náutica) seam
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