HANDMADE BAGS BLOG

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.

Best Back to School Gifts for Teachers


back to school gifts for teachers - striped blue canvas pouch

Teachers deserve all the love they can get as the people who make school go round. Tell them you’re thinking of them this back to school season with a gift that fits their teaching niche! We have canvas pouches perfect for holding supplies, coin purses set for inspiring their classroom along with wristlets and masks fit for traveling. This 144 Collection Gift Guide will give each teacher exactly what they need for the first day of school.


To Your Math Teacher


back to school gifts for teachers - cotton face mask and wristlet wallet

Call back to geometry class with our Abstract Triangle Wristlet. Your favorite teacher can take it with them once that lunch bell rings. With a roomy zippered pocket, and many compartments, they won’t have to angle their items to get all the essentials in this wristlet. For extra protection when they go out, pack our heart print cotton mask to remind them that you love and want to protect them wherever they go.



To Your History Teacher


back to school gifts for teachers - fashion silhouettes coin purse

Give the history teacher in your life the best call to Herstory with our Silhouettes Coin Purse. Make them feel empowered and inspired to give space to the voices that need to be heard. With this 144 Collection showstopper, they can hold all their supply essentials and be ready for anything that comes their way.



To Your English Teacher


back to school gifts for teachers - leather coin purse orange floral print

There is no rose by any other name that would smell as sweet as our Rosa Orange Leather Coin Purse. Call out to your English teacher’s romantic side with this coin purse. Made of both cotton and leather, they have the chance to pair this coin purse with any look. For inspiration, tuck a haiku into their coin purse for good luck in the new school year.



To Your Science Teacher


back to school gifts for teachers- pink leather coin purse floral print

Plant the idea for a fun project with their students this year with our Roses Pink Leather Coin Pouch. With the roses front and center on this design, they can have a fun way to describe what makes a flower a flower. Take the technical talk out of the natural sciences and bring it home to your local science teacher, the students will thank you for it.



To Your Art Teacher


back to school gifts for teachers- canvas pencil pouch pink and yellow

Shower your art teacher with a splash of color and give them our Pink and Yellow Canvas Pouch to hold all their pencils, stencils and brushes. With this, they’ll be prepared next time a student comes unprepared or if they want a place to stash all their good art supplies. With its horizontal design, this pouch is easy to stash away for the next time they need it most.



To Your College Professor


back to school gifts for teachers- canvas pencil pouch striped blue

Have someone who’s teaching niche is more complicated, like a college professor? Our Blue Canvas Cosmetic Pouch is not only perfect for the note-taking essentials they need for class but for all the on-the-go needs like hand sanitizer and Advil. Nothing makes them more prepared than being able to be ready for anything - from class to their next meeting.



For Every Teacher


back to school gifts for teachers- wristlet wallet green floral print

Once the last bell rings, your favorite teacher still has a life to live outside of school. Get them prepared for happy hour with their coworkers with our Green Flower Wristlet Purse. Make sure they’re prepared for when the cute bartender wants to card them with our Black Floral Change Purse and once you part ways, keep them safe with our Blue Rose Cotton Face Mask. This gift combo tells them that you’re always thinking of them, in and out of the classroom.


back to school gifts for teachers- black coin purse and cotton face mask blue