The hero he would have been at quiltings and at singing-schools!
No more huskings or quiltings, or apple cuts, or raisings or "bees" of any sort.
De grown folks used to have big times at log-rollings, corn-shuckings and quiltings.
The girls getting ready to be married invite their mates to quiltings and serve them with Old Hyson.
But the best of all, both for him and me, were the quiltings; for these brought all the young folks together.
So they grew up, and Zebbie often met Pauline at the quiltings and other gatherings at the homes of non-partisans.
Frolics were mostly given at corn shuckings, cane grindings, hog killings, or quiltings.
Quiltings were held at irregular intervals, to which every woman came armed with needle and thimble.
These quiltings weigh about two pounds to the square foot, and are at all times removable.