Handmade Gift Ideas for People on the Go

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015

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Make someone's morning more special with a functional handmade gift that adds some convenience to a commuter's day. Try these sewing and machine embroidery projects with your favorite fabrics and thread colors.

foldover messenger bag sewing pattern

Fold-over Messenger Bag

This fold-over messenger bag from Patchwork Posse is great for commuters. It has a large pocket for a laptop or tablet and smaller pockets for keys or your wallet. The fold-over style also makes it easier to grab things from it with minimum hassle.
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cup koozies

Cup Koozie

A fun machine-embroidery project are these cup koozies from Oklahoma Embroidery. Perfect for keeping your morning coffee or tea warm on the inside, but cool to the touch, these koozies come in a variety of designs including some that can be personalized. 

ribbon key fob

Ribbon Key Fob

These personalized ribbons key fobs from She Sew Chic are a great way to keep track of separate sets of keys for your car, bike or house. This project has a lot of detail and shows you how to use stabilizers for your ribbon. 

owl hand sanitizer holder

Owl Hand Sanitizer Holder 

Morning commutes can be especially difficult during flu season. To stay on the top of your game all winter long, you can keep a small bottle of hand sanitizer on you with this cute embroidered owl holder. Created by Embroidery Garden, it’s kept secure with a snap and clip to keep it on your purse strap or belt. 

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laptop sleeve

Laptop Sleeve Clutch

This laptop sleeve from Polka Dot Chair will keep your laptop safe no matter how you get to work. You can also adjust the size of the sleeve to fit your tablet or e-reader. Plus you can personalize it with an embroidered monogram using fonts like these from Oklahoma Embroidery

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