Throughout most of the Empire's existence, the Imperial Senate stood within the Empire as the last surviving symbol of the Republic.With the completion of the Death Star, the Emperor felt confident enough to dissolve the body of galactic representatives while maintaining his control over the galaxy through a collective of sector governors and the overall fear that the new battle station would inspire.I have recently been working with the television production crew for the next BBC series of The Great British Sewing Bee and we wanted to pick an iconic sewing machine to film.Well in the history of sewing machines there was one model that leapt out, the Singer 201.
Helping round off the cast, she is meant to bring a quirky personality and perspective to the team dynamic and her character adds an endless amount of humor and surprise to the Sonic Team.
Writer and master craftsman Alex Askaroff has spent a lifetime in the sewing industry and is considered one of the foremost experts of pioneering machines and their inventors.
He has written extensively for trade magazines, radio, television, books and publications world wide.
Without the Jedi guardians of peace and justice to oppose him, Sidious brought an end to a thousand years of democracy; in its place he installed the absolute rule of himself as Galactic Emperor.
For over two decades, opposition to the Imperial regime was ruthlessly suppressed by the rapidly expanding armed forces of the Empire.