cobbling together free childcare or eldercare provided by relatives is commonplace because free is all they can afford.
We are cobbling up a robe for the Emperor out of mere rags; we are upholsterers and not artists.
He had work to finish in the cobbling line; and besides he had no fancy for any bed but his own.
The shooting occurred in his cobbling shop, and the gun was found as proof of his crime.
When Pelle had eaten he was about to sit down to his cobbling.
For Pelle had bidden farewell to cobbling, and was living at home as a landowner's son.
Now the cobbler was as patient about fishing as he had been about cobbling.
The Beechams had never thought of doing so, since Grandpa had his cobbling and Daddy his photograph finishing.
Others took to cobbling, and had plenty to do to keep our boots in order.
"Now everybody's linked up with everybody else," agreed Grandpa, cobbling a shoe with his little kit.