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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.

October 10, 2019

 A little birdie told me my favorite time of the year has arrived National Handbag Day! A day to celebrate the versatile collection of bags that tell the story of who we are. Are you a clutch lover, tote bag, purse, or crossbody bag person? The choices and styles seem endless and I haven’t even gotten to the choices of fabric. A good handbag is like a best friend. Always by your side, able to withstand the test of time and always up for a good adventure!

So, today in honor of this wonderful day. We are showcasing some of our most popular handmade purses, tote bags, shoulder bags, handmade clutch bags, and handmade crossbody/ messenger bags.

These stylish bags tell so many stories from practical purse, beautiful bridal...

October 7, 2019

There are two things that I go crazy for every time fall rolls around. The first is pumpkin spice anything and the second is floral makeup bags. I love that a new season gives me a chance to switch up my style and try something different.  Florals seem to never go out of style plus they can be mixed and matched with other seasonal prints. Our handmade makeup bags definitely follow that principle. Our floral bags are transitional, ready for everyday use and perfect for travel.

Whether you’re looking for a bag to carry your fall skincare essentials or a bag for your travel toiletries. We have a collection of on-trend functional and fall ready floral makeup bags to rock with your everyday look. So, grab your pumpkin spic...

October 4, 2019

Ladies, we love a good bag and more importantly we love a good clutch that can used day or night. This dashes black foldover leather clutch will have you falling in love with its’ roomy size and carryall style. This handmade clutch is great for everything from work events, weddings or nights out on the town. Its size (11 inches tall by 10 inches wide) makes it easy to carry around with essentials like your makeup, smartphone, keys and wallet. The best part is that you will not have to dig around in your clutch for these items like you would in a bulky purse.

This clutch purse will showcase your effortless style while not breaking your bank. It is conveniently priced at $58 so get ready for the compliments you’ll recei...

October 3, 2019

Are you a butterfly lover looking for the perfect accessory? Check out our charming butterfly coin purse handmade in Queens, New York. This coin purse is the perfect gift for insect lovers and horticulturist alike. Carry this cute coin purse with you to run errands, go to the grocery store or while you’re tending to your garden. This small coin purse is a stylish way to carry around your loose change, cash or credit cards.

Use this butterfly coin purse as a stylish daily wallet. It’s the perfect size at 3 ½ inches tall by 4 ¾ inches wide to easily fit into your purse or handbag. Each butterfly wallet is handcrafted, so each one is guaranteed to be unique! It has been said that butterflies are good luck, so grab this w...

October 2, 2019

Fall is officially here so bring on the pumpkin picking, apple cider donuts and cool leather boots. Another stylish sign of fall is corduroy prints. Our floral blue wristlet wallet will have you on-trend while carrying bare essentials. Our wristlets are multi-functional, compact and easy to carry. Every woman deserves a good wristlet that is stylish and durable enough to carry your credit cards, cash, phone, ID and favorite makeup.

This corduroy wallet is a great fall companion. It is made with 100% printed cotton corduroy fabric and measures 6 inches tall by 8 inches wide. So, it’s large enough to carry your smartphone, keys and more while your out on the town. Fun and floral this wristlet bag can also fit in any han...

October 1, 2019

Tuesday’s are officially known as taco nights everyone’s favorite night (including mine). For a night filled with family, good food and messy tacos, your baby girl will need an absorbent and easy to clean bib. Our taco love baby girl bib will have the littlest lady of the family ready to dig in. This bib is soft, machine washable and decorated with cute taco prints. Adorable yet functional this bib will make taco nights much less messier.

This cute baby bib is made with 100% printed cotton fabric and backed with highly absorbent terry cloth. Spit up, drool and spills will effortlessly be absorbed by this multi-use handmade bib. It will be your must have baby item.  

Our taco love baby bib also makes the perfect gift fo...

September 30, 2019

These bags are small, cute and scream style. That is how I joyfully describe our afro girls makeup bags. If you love to rock a soulful retro bag that holds your cosmetics, toiletries and supplies while making you look oh so fashionable, then these bags are for you. Made with vibrant Alexander Henry fabric, these handmade makeup bags measure 8 ½ inches wide by 4 ½ inches high and 4 inches deep. They are secured with an 8 ½ inch wide metal zip closure to protect against leaks and product spillage.

They are versatile, easily used with any handbag and won’t break your bank. Are you getting ready to take a trip? Well these bags are ready to head out with you. Makeup brushes, eye shadow, tweezers, nail clippers wi...

September 26, 2019

Now that it’s finally Fall, get ready for crisp cool air, pumpkin spice and bundling up in that fall jacket. It’s also a time to switch up from your summer accessories to those trendy fall styles. So, it would only make sense for you to get a handmade one-of-a-kind accessory to start the season off right. 

This where the NY Handmade Collective (formerly Etsy NY team) and Grand Bazaar NYC come in. They have teamed up to bring you some of Fall’s best handcrafted jewelry, apparel, bath and body products, home decor, art, and more! Do you need something new to freshen up your wardrobe? Something for your skin? Something for home? Well, this Fall 2019 NY Handmade Collective Pop-up has just what you need. A curated collecti...

September 24, 2019

Looking for a super absorbent, able to withstand frequent washes, fun and whimsical print drool bib? Well look no further, 144 Collection has you covered with our drool-worthy selection of handmade baby bibs. If your baby is a drooler, we know it can be tiring constantly changing his/her bib constantly throughout the day. It can also become irritating to your baby’s skin as well. With that in mind our bibs are designed to be soft, absorbent and made to be washed repeatedly.

Our customers rave:

 “These bibs are the absolute best!! I loved them and they lasted through the entirety of our bib days”. – Bridy

We understand as parents you are busy with feedings, diaper changes and setting up sleep routines. You need quality p...

September 16, 2019

Ever have those days when you don’t want to carry a big bag? Say you’re going to the store or taking an evening stroll. You just don’t feel like lugging your whole life with you. I’ll tell you a secret I always keep a small coin purse in my handbag. I’ve found that change always builds up whether you want it to or not. I don’t like sounding like a cash register every time I walk around. A coin pouch is perfect for these moments.

Our pink peony coin purse comfortably fits cash, coins, credit cards, gift cards and anything else you want to fit into it. It is also a great accessory to kick off those long Fall park strolls and trips apple picking. Measuring 3 ½ inches tall x 4 ¾ inches wide, this coin purse comes with a b...

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