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Tying One on With Handmade By Emy

Feb 15, 2014

by Stephanie Madewell

Emy Uhlig didn’t set out to become a full-time tie maker. It took a job loss, a baby quilt, one striking swatch of fabric and a sartorially-minded brother to set her on the path to a new career. In this short video, she shares her unconventional success story.

Sailor Girl Tie - Nautical Men's Necktie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Novelty Tie - In Stock
Sailor Girl Tie - Nautical Men's Necktie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Novelty Tie - In Stock
HandmadeByEmy
$59.50 USD
Sailor Girl Skinny Tie - Nautical Men's Necktie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Novelty Tie -In Stock
Sailor Girl Skinny Tie - Nautical Men's Necktie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Novelty Tie -In Stock
HandmadeByEmy
$59.50 USD
Sailor Girl Pocket Square - Nautical Pocket Square - Pin Up Girl - Novely - Hankie - Hanky - Off White, Cream, Red, & Black - In Stock
Sailor Girl Pocket Square - Nautical Pocket Square - Pin Up Girl - Novely - Hankie - Hanky - Off White, Cream, Red, & Black - In Stock
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Suspenders - Sailor Girl - Nautical Pinup Girl Print - Off White, Red, Black - Mens Sizes - In Stock
Suspenders - Sailor Girl - Nautical Pinup Girl Print - Off White, Red, Black - Mens Sizes - In Stock
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Sailor Girl Bow Tie - Nautical Men's Bowtie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Freestyle Diamond Point Self Tie - Adjustable - In Stock
Sailor Girl Bow Tie - Nautical Men's Bowtie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Freestyle Diamond Point Self Tie - Adjustable - In Stock
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Sailor Girl Pocket Square - Nautical Pocket Square - Pin Up Girl - Novely - Hankie - Hanky - Off White, Cream, Red, & Black
Sailor Girl Pocket Square - Nautical Pocket Square - Pin Up Girl - Novely - Hankie - Hanky - Off White, Cream, Red, & Black
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Suspenders - Sailor Girl - Nautical Pinup Girl Print - Off White, Red, Black - Mens Sizes
Suspenders - Sailor Girl - Nautical Pinup Girl Print - Off White, Red, Black - Mens Sizes
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Sailor Girl Bow Tie - Nautical Men's Bowtie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Freestyle Diamond Point Self Tie - Adjustable
Sailor Girl Bow Tie - Nautical Men's Bowtie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Freestyle Diamond Point Self Tie - Adjustable
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Sailor Girl Bow Tie - Nautical Men's Bowtie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Freestyle Butterfly Self Tie - Adjustable
Sailor Girl Bow Tie - Nautical Men's Bowtie - Off White Red & Black Pin Up Girls - Freestyle Butterfly Self Tie - Adjustable
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Black Bow Tie Onesie - Untied - Party Baby - Long Sleeve or Short Sleeve - Any Size Baby Infant Bodysuit Black & White
Black Bow Tie Onesie - Untied - Party Baby - Long Sleeve or Short Sleeve - Any Size Baby Infant Bodysuit Black & White
HandmadeByEmy
$15.00 USD
Gingham Pocket Squares - Any Color
Gingham Pocket Squares - Any Color
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Gift Certificate - Handmade by Emy - One Necktie or Bow Tie - Never Expires!
Gift Certificate - Handmade by Emy - One Necktie or Bow Tie - Never Expires!
HandmadeByEmy
$49.50 USD
Bow Tie  Turquoise Gingham  LIttle Boys Bow Tie  Baby Bow Tie  Teal Check   Aqua and White  Wedding  Ring Bearer
Bow Tie Turquoise Gingham LIttle Boys Bow Tie Baby Bow Tie Teal Check Aqua and White Wedding Ring Bearer
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Boy's Tie - Green Seersucker  - any size
Boy's Tie - Green Seersucker - any size
HandmadeByEmy
$24.50 USD
Whale Bow Tie - Men's Bowtie - Freestyle Butterfly or Diamond Point Bowtie - Adjustable - Nautical - Navy and Mint
Whale Bow Tie - Men's Bowtie - Freestyle Butterfly or Diamond Point Bowtie - Adjustable - Nautical - Navy and Mint
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Men's Diamond Point Bow Tie - Coral Gingham - Freestyle Self Tie - Melon and White Plaid Bowtie - In Stock
Men's Diamond Point Bow Tie - Coral Gingham - Freestyle Self Tie - Melon and White Plaid Bowtie - In Stock
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Men's Bow Tie - Peach Solid Bowtie - Freestyle self tie - Adjustable
Men's Bow Tie - Peach Solid Bowtie - Freestyle self tie - Adjustable
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Black Gingham Tie - Black and White Checkered Men's Necktie
Black Gingham Tie - Black and White Checkered Men's Necktie
HandmadeByEmy
$59.50 USD
Boy's Tie - Blue and Tan Paisley - Any Size
Boy's Tie - Blue and Tan Paisley - Any Size
HandmadeByEmy
$24.50 USD
Men's Tie - J Crew Inspired Dusty Shale Groomsman Necktie - Dusty Grey Green Linen Neck Tie
Men's Tie - J Crew Inspired Dusty Shale Groomsman Necktie - Dusty Grey Green Linen Neck Tie
HandmadeByEmy
$69.50 USD
Men's Bow Tie - Dusty Shale - Freestyle Self Tie - match J.Crew dresses - Adjustable Bowtie
Men's Bow Tie - Dusty Shale - Freestyle Self Tie - match J.Crew dresses - Adjustable Bowtie
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Men's Tie - Hot Pink Fuchsia Gingham - Magenta and White Checks - Slim 3" Width - In Stock
Men's Tie - Hot Pink Fuchsia Gingham - Magenta and White Checks - Slim 3" Width - In Stock
HandmadeByEmy
$49.50 USD
Boy's Bow Tie - Dusty Shale- Inspired by J.Crew - any size bowtie in grey green
Boy's Bow Tie - Dusty Shale- Inspired by J.Crew - any size bowtie in grey green
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Boy's Bow Tie - Solid Peach - any size
Boy's Bow Tie - Solid Peach - any size
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Ties to Match J. Crew Color Misty Rose - Groomsmen Neckties
Ties to Match J. Crew Color Misty Rose - Groomsmen Neckties
HandmadeByEmy
$69.50 USD
Boy's Tie - Whale Theme - Nautical Print in Blue Green and Yellow
Boy's Tie - Whale Theme - Nautical Print in Blue Green and Yellow
HandmadeByEmy
$24.50 USD
Boy's Bow Tie - Orange Seersucker Stripe - Citrus Coral Peach Pinstripe Tie
Boy's Bow Tie - Orange Seersucker Stripe - Citrus Coral Peach Pinstripe Tie
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Boy's Bow Tie - Navy Blue Gingham - any size
Boy's Bow Tie - Navy Blue Gingham - any size
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Baby Boy's Bow Tie - Multicolor Stripe - Brown Red Orange Yellow Green Blue White Multi Bowtie
Baby Boy's Bow Tie - Multicolor Stripe - Brown Red Orange Yellow Green Blue White Multi Bowtie
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Suspenders - Grey Linen - Solid Charcoal Gray - Mens Sizes
Suspenders - Grey Linen - Solid Charcoal Gray - Mens Sizes
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD
Men's Tie - Turquoise Gingham - Aqua Blue
Men's Tie - Turquoise Gingham - Aqua Blue
HandmadeByEmy
$59.50 USD
Boy's Bow Tie - Tan Seersucker - any size - Tan & Cream Stripe Seersucker Bowties - In Stock
Boy's Bow Tie - Tan Seersucker - any size - Tan & Cream Stripe Seersucker Bowties - In Stock
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Boy's Bow Tie - Navy Blue Nautical Flags - Pennant Banner - Red Aqua Light Blue White Turquoise - Diamond Point - any size kid's bowtie
Boy's Bow Tie - Navy Blue Nautical Flags - Pennant Banner - Red Aqua Light Blue White Turquoise - Diamond Point - any size kid's bowtie
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Baby Boy's Bow Tie - Light Blue Solid -  Baby Blue Bowtie
Baby Boy's Bow Tie - Light Blue Solid - Baby Blue Bowtie
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Boy's Bow Tie - Misty Rose - Inspired by J.Crew - any size ringbearer bowtie
Boy's Bow Tie - Misty Rose - Inspired by J.Crew - any size ringbearer bowtie
HandmadeByEmy
$19.50 USD
Men's Bow Tie - Misty Rose - Freestyle Self Tie - match J.Crew dresses - Adjustable Bowtie
Men's Bow Tie - Misty Rose - Freestyle Self Tie - match J.Crew dresses - Adjustable Bowtie
HandmadeByEmy
$39.50 USD

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