sewing [click to embiggen]

Can you imagine the speed of that thing? It probably took a month to hand-sew that slave Leia costume in the bad old days.


Mr and Mrs Bugg are hunched over sewing machines, surrounded by billows of fabric. Mrs Bugg’s looks like it has pedals, which I feel would have been a big improvement over the treadle, which was a frankly ridiculous way to power a device.

The text reads: “Febuggary 21, 1842: John Greenbugg is granted the patent for the sewing machine. Many new outfits are created for cosplay.”