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.
Fold-over Messenger BagThis 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.
Cup KoozieA 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 FobThese 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 HolderMorning 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.