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We were intrigued by an AP story that mentioned how on yesterday's The Martha Stewart Show, Stewart showed off a nativity scene she made while in jail. Therefore, we went to the show's website and found the clip, which turns out to be from 2006 (confirmed by a caption and the fact that Stewart's mother, who passed away this year, is in the audience).

At any rate, it's an incredible feat of Stewart's craftiness, since we were expecting soap or peach pit carvings. She told her audience she made the extensive sans-hut scene while at Alderson (note: Martha Stewart does not call jail "the pokey"): "Even though every inmate was only allowed to do one a month, and I was only there for five months, I begged because I said I was an expert potter - ceramicist actually - and could I please make the entire Nativity scene." Stewart explained she glazed everything in "drabware" - again, impressive since our holiday craft projects have involved pine cone and glitter.

Stewart was also the beneficiary of a fellow prisoner's craftiness.