The Morose Bee

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Announcement    Welcome! The Morose Bee is your place for sustainable materials and handmade goods. I believe that makers don't have to choose between their love of creating and the environment.


Last updated on Dec 3, 2020

Welcome! The Morose Bee is your place for sustainable materials and handmade goods. I believe that makers don't have to choose between their love of creating and the environment.



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Emily Sacharow

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Emily Sacharow


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About themorosebee

Sales 1,307
On Etsy since 2008

Behind TMB

The Morose Bee started in my college dorm room in 2008 as a creative outlet in between studying and working. My early products were mostly up-cycled items and vintage finds, but as time went on I began to explore new materials from ceramics to textiles.

I noticed with each new project I would undertake left me feeling like I was only contributing to climate change. Frustrated that it seemed like there was so much low quality, synthetic, and harmful products filling craft stores, I knew it was time for The Morose Bee to offer something more. While I still love making handmade items from time to time, The Morose Bee is now primarily a place to shop or trade sustainable fabric and notions.

I believe that makers shouldn't have to choose between following their passion or their desire to live more sustainably. I strive to create a more eco-friendly shopping experience by offering sustainably made new products as well as secondhand materials and destash items.

Shop members

  • Emily

    Owner, Maker

    The motivation behind The Morose Bee comes from my desire to support your creativity while staying engaged in environmental activism. I enjoy sewing, vegan cooking, and spending time enjoying my hometown of Austin, TX.

Production partners

  • A print shop

    LA, CA

    All artwork is owned and design by me, but I don't have a machine to make patches.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 3, 2020
Welcome! The Morose Bee is my shop featuring sustainable supplies, handmade accessories, and vintage items.
I've been creating items, selling on Etsy, and occasionally doing craft shows since 2008. I've worked hard to refine my vision and only focus on products that bring joy to me and my customers.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 1 hour of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
If you find that you are unhappy with the quality of what you have received and think my description/photos were misleading, please contact me and I will be happy to rectify the situation.
Items will be shipped once payment has been received. If you are interested in paying in a non traditional way such as a shop trade, please contact me.
Whenever possible, I will ship the day I receive payment, however, sometimes it may take me up to 3 business days to get to the post office.

**International Shipping: I do not like to give estimates for international shipping. I have no problem shipping internationally, I just cannot guarantee how long it will take with customs.
Additional policies and FAQs
The items posted in my store do not always showcase the range of projects/custom orders I have completed. From mosaics to quilts, I'm open to custom orders so feel free to contact me!