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HANDMADE BAGS BLOG

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Here we talk about all things handmade – we love sewing handmade bags, purses, clutches, coin purses, makeup bags, wristlets and baby bibs. We're always finding new fabrics and playing with new designs. Make sure to stay tuned here to learn more about what we do, where we're from (New York!) and find out about our latest favorite handmade accessories.

December 31, 2017

What’s your New Year’s resolution? Ours is to bring you more handmade handbags, wristlets, makeup bags, clutches, coin purses and baby gifts. This year has been both exciting and challenging for us. We saw our canvas makeup bags and baby bibs become very popular with you guys. We joined the Tribello market place family another home for all things handmade. We participated in our first NY Handmade Holiday Cavalcade market sponsored by Etsy and found a new home for our products at Melati Bath and Body in Brooklyn, NY. 

This past October, we launched our new updated website. While it has been a work in progress, we continue to work to make our shop a great experience for you to shop and learn about us.  We also encourage...

December 27, 2017

At 144 Collection you know we love all things handmade and retro, so it makes sense that our cute makeup bags fit the bill for both. Our fun, travel friendly beauty bags offer something for every type of fashionista out there. Want a travel makeup bag that is fashionable and keeps you on your toes? Then our shoes makeup bag is perfect for you.

Dream of taking on the big city with a chic makeup bag that organizes your favorite lipsticks, blushes and bronzers. Then try our cool girls who makeup bag for your city outings.

Looking for a retro makeup bag that just speaks to your soul and your skin care regimen then try our soul sisters makeup bag.

Maybe you want a limited-edition vintage bag that protects your beauty essenti...

December 15, 2017

We are often asked how our cute handmade baby accessories line began. After all, when 144 Collection started the idea was just handmade bags except all of that changed in 2011. With 3 friends expecting babies, it was time to make some custom one-of-a-kind gifts for the people who mean the world to us. Our gift turned out to be custom baby bibs and burp cloths which were a big hit. 144 Collection handmade baby bibs and burp cloths were born.

Our baby girl bibs and baby boy bibs are durable, absorbent and adorable. We know that parents use baby bibs and burp cloths multiple times during the day, so we strive to make them durable. We back our 100% cotton bibs with highly absorbent terry cloth. While our baby burp cloths ...

December 14, 2017

As a business based in Queens, New York, we always strive to find ways to be involved in events and organizations based in our community. One such event is Sweet Afton’s Holiday Market held on Sunday, December 17th from noon -5:00 pm. Sweet Afton is a lively Irish pub located in Astoria, Queens. Their annual holiday min-market has been around for 7 years now with part of the proceeds going Concern Worldwide. So, if you are looking to browse and shop for locally made items for holiday gifts, stop by Sweet Afton. You will not only find the perfect handmade holiday gift but also help a worthy cause. We will be debuting some of our new baby accessories and look forward to seeing you at this event! Sweet Afton is located...

December 7, 2017

It’s the craftiest, coolest, celebration of DYI culture, vintage and handmade craft fair/ indie shopping event. Bust Magazine’s Craftacular is one of NYC’s longest running annual juried craft fairs. This year it is taking place December 9-10th at the Brooklyn Expo Center. We are delighted to be taking part in this event. Featuring over 150 vendors of handmade goods, this holiday market is an all-day shopping event with DJ’s, delicious food, prizes, DIY activities and unique gifts for all ages. If you are looking for holiday gifts with a side of fun activities stop by. We guarantee that you will not be disappointed.

Here is what Bust Magazine had to say about our handmade make up bags:

December 6, 2017

The holidays can be tricky time when looking for the perfect gift. You want something special that speaks from the heart but doesn’t break your bank. A gift for her, gift for him, stocking stuffer for a co-worker, a gift for Sparky (the dog) the list can seem endless. Well, The NY Handmade Collective has you covered. I am so excited this year to be participating in the Holiday Handmade Cavalcade comprised by members of the NY Handmade Collective (formerly the Etsy NY team).

 If you are looking for something unique, handmade and locally crafted this event is for you. This year it has been broken up into 2 events the first takes place in Manhattan on December 8-10th at 684 Broadway (corner of Great Jones in NoHo). The s...

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