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Crafty Rochester Subway Gifts

November 20th, 2010

Rochester Subway fans sent in some real crafty gift ideas last year.Did you know when Santa Claus is in a pinch to get toys delivered to all the good little boys and girls on time he jumps on the Rochester Subway? No, of course not—that’s stupid. The Subway closed over 50 years ago.

But, when his crafty elves are looking for gift ideas they check the RochesterSubway.com gift shop. That part is true!

Here are a few nifty ideas shared with me by Rochester Subway fans last year…

Textile artist Jennie Foxexternal link makes handmade quilts, children’s clothes, and fashion accessories. Last December Jennie needed a cool gift box to go with her cool wares. So she came up with these origami gift boxes made from old Rochester Subway Posters. Amazing!

Textile artist Jennie Fox fashions gift boxes out of the Rochester Subway map. Jennie sells children's clothes and handmade accessories on Etsy.com.

Here’s a way to wear your city’s history on your sleeve. David Gieske crafted this slick pair of cufflinks out of RTC tokens and sold several sets on Etsy.comexternal link for around $25. Unbelievable!

David Gieske crafted this slick pair of RTC Token Cufflinks and sold them on Etsy for about $25.

Paul Schacht’s daughter is a huge fan of trains and especially the Rochester Subway. So he took an RTC token to Glen Moscoe Jewelersexternal link on South Clinton Avenue where, for under 50 bucks, they turned the transit token into this token of fatherly love—a stunning necklace!

Paul Schacht bought a token from RochesterSubway.com and took it to Glen Moscoe Jewelers (S. Clinton Ave.) where, for under $50, they promptly turned it into a necklace for his daughter. Paul tells us she's a big fan of trains and the Rochester subway in particular.

Did you give or receive a totally kickass subway gift last year? Let me know about it or leave a comment below.

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