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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.

Thoughtful Handmade Gifts for the Holidays


thoughtful handmade gifts - black wristlet wallet botanical garden

It’s that time of year! Dust off your Christmas decorations, pick out the perfect tree and get everyone a gift. Perhaps you have a Secret Santa to buy for and have no idea what to choose. Well, put the picky people aside and gift your person a 144 Collection piece that guarantees they will love you and their gift for years to come. So, whether that be a stocking stuffer coin purse or a wristlet just big enough to hold all the gift cards, we’ve got thoughtful handmade gifts for you.



1. Botanical Garden Wristlet Purse ($28):


If the person you’re giving a gift to has no staple bags, check out this wristlet. With a whimsical design, this wristlet is bound to brighten anyone’s day. With two buttoned front pockets, they can put their quick items in the front while keeping all the important items on the inside. Give the gift that says “let’s take a trip to the botanical garden.”


thoughtful handmade gifts - botanical garden wristlet purse


2. Brown Wool Fabric Crossbody Bag ($54):


The best gift you can give someone is an item they will use endlessly. This brown wool crossbody bag is neutral and spacious. With the sturdy wool exterior, there will never be a reason not to use this bag for every outing in 2023. So gift them their next everyday bag, and they’ll love you for it.


thoughtful handmade gifts - brown wool fabric crossbody bag


3. Pink Meadow Leather Pouch ($56):


This Christmas, get someone a gift that says, I want to give you something sturdy and stylish. You’ll say it all with this pink meadow leather pouch. With the cotton exterior, this purse will be soft to the touch but tough enough to handle anything. The leather contrasts the flower pattern enough to compliment it and make the purse look sophisticated.


thoughtful handmade gifts - leather pouch pink meadow print

4. Lovely Ladies Makeup Bag ($30):


People often get gifted makeup for Christmas, but what about the bag to hold it all in? This year, give your favorite person all the nail polish they want and this whimsical makeup bag. The “lovely ladies” can help inspire their New Years look and beyond. They’ll thank you when they show up looking so nice in blue.


thoughtful handmade gifts - makeup bag lovely ladies print


5. Woven Fold Over Leather Clutch Bag ($58):


Nothing says sophisticated like a leather clutch. Fortunately, a piece that is perfectly stylish is easy to come by. The Woven Over Leather Clutch Bag will be great for happy hours and more. Inspire them to get out for the Holidays and spread the cheer with this bag.



thoughtful handmade gifts - fold over leather clutch bag woven fabric print


6. Red Cherry Blossom Coin Purse Wallet ($18):


It may not currently be cherry blossom season, but it will be soon! Remind your person that warmth will come again with this cherry blossom-inspired coin purse. For now, you’re reminding them of the wonderful views during cherry blossom season. For now, both of you can enjoy showing it off when you go to buy hot chocolate together.


thoughtful handmade gifts - coin purse wallet red cherry blossom


7. Berry Print Coin Purse Wallet ($18):


Is your Secret Santa a bright person? Add to their aesthetic with this berry print wallet. Or better yet, if they’re into wearing dark colors, brighten up their Christmas by giving them this fun print. They’ll thank you when their wardrobe starts looking a bit more colorful.


thoughtful handmade gifts - coin purse wallet berry print


8. Green Floral Coin Purse Wallet ($18):


While green may fit any Christmas theme, this coin purse is truly evergreen. The florals attract the eye in any season and are sweet enough to cure any seasonal depression. Gift this to someone who is always on the go and needs to add a pop of color to their winter wardrobe.


thoughtful handmade gifts - coin purse wallet green floral print


9. Blue Roses Leather Coin Pouch ($30):


Winter may have you feeling blue, but there’s no reason to avoid our Blue Rose Coin Purse. The leather secures the material and style of the coin purse. Small enough to fit in any pocket, you can ensure that the person you gift this to will have enough space to keep their hands warm in their pockets and have their essentials close.


thoughtful handmade gifts - leather coin pouch blue roses


10. Blue Daisy Wristlet Purse ($28):


If the first wristlet wasn’t the style for you, there’s more where that came from. The blue daisy wristlet is a holiday gift no one can refuse. The baby blue tones of this handy purse are enough to fit the winter wardrobe and continue to warm the heart through the rest of the year.


thoughtful handmade gifts - wristlet purse blue daisy floral print