Emma Greenwood is a pedantic Aquarian craftswoman, trained in sculpture, printmaking and custom-made footwear. Mum to Leo and Hazel, Emma is passionate about yoga and crochet, and loves argyle knee socks, Princess Leia, colour spectrums, stamp collecting and drinking tea.
Under the label ‘Emerge’, Emma produces over the top footwear and accessories. Using a variety of materials such as leather, postage stamps, Swarovski crystals, electrical wire, and hand-embroidered trims, Emerge pieces are highly tactile and precious.
Eschewing the need for seasonal trends, Emma revisits signature themes and ideas, inspired by colour, humour, symmetry and silhouette. Either bespoke and highly customised, or in small production runs, she lovingly handcrafts her footwear and accessories entirely from her Melbourne studio.
Emma’s work has been featured in recent publications, ‘I Make Stuff’, ‘Meet me at Mike’s’ and ‘Handmade In Melbourne Volume 2’. Aprons and Hammers is Emma's blog, written as an ode to handmade footwear, tools, techniques and curious inspiration.