The swimming sPOOL.
Sew to speak.
You'll sew be left in stitches.
Lay out the shirt on a table, thread a needle, put a spare button in the place where the old one was, and so on...
Without any replicators on the family orchard, he decides to do it analogue with his brother's old sewing machine.
He puts a thread through the needle, his uniform underneath, and switches it on. It whirs and grunts out clunking noises before being switched back off.
"Robert your machine is broken!"
"What do you want me to do about it, Jean-Luc?"
"I need you to make it sew!"