National Geographic : 1952 Oct
© National Geographic Society 512 + Churchwomen Show the Younger Generation How toMake aPatchwork Quilt Quilting, like other folk handicrafts, is a fading art, evenin Pennsylvania Dutch country. Many young people saw the process for the first time at this festival exhibit. The author heard one of these workers admonish a companion: "Don't sewsofast. We'll runoutofwork!" "If I do," replied her friend, "it will be the first time in 74 years." - With hearty smacks, boys and girls play "Picking Cherries." One couple stands onchairs, another below. The miss in the "tree" passes a red-lipped cherry, or kiss; the boy transfers itwith gusto tohis partner.