There was a girl named Mina. She lived with both her parents. Her dad was the one working and he worked in a mine hole.
The Quilting Mother make Joseph's Coat
Soon her father died and her mother had to make quilts for money.
The Rag Coat
The mother couldn't work by herself so she made Mina work with her but that wasn't enough either so she got the mothers of children at school and that was enough for her.,
The quilting mothers make a jacket and Mina says that Joseph is lucky to have a coat. The quilting mothers ask her why and she answers, "Because Joseph can have a coat and go to school, even in the winter.
It says that because she wanted a coat, they make her a coat. They made her coat with their own quilts.