I always associate crafts with my high school biology teacher Mrs. Smith, whose love of crafting's inherent appeal even extended into our bug collections. We would receive extra credit for themes like Bug Funeral or Beach Blanket Bug— and thus positioned our dead roaches and beetles to look as if sunbathing or playing volleyball. Around Christmastime, Ms. Smith would don tops accented with streams of ribbons that would explode from her shoulders, literally bursting from the shirt like holiday-themed tumors. In these sweatshirts, Mrs. Smith was endearing yet terrifying: In short, she was a holiday craft... More >>>