The Sewfisticated HexaTote

One Bag with Two Styles!

The Inspiration

Prior to giving birth, I was in a Regional role. Traveling to work via airplane more than public transport, I was out on Monday and back on Thursday/Friday. I was a weekend Singaporean as I was traveling 80% of my time.

I remembered how tired I was after every single trip. For faster immigration/luggage clearance, I did not check in any luggage - hand carry a small-mid sized luggage, laptop bag and a work bag. I could not find a decent work bag with luggage sleeve which is spacious enough for my laptop and basic essentials and still looking sleek!

Now as a bag pattern designer, I am glad to have the opportunity to design a bag that I know it will be useful for many.

The Sewfisticated HexaTote - One Bag with Two Styles.

The front panel comes with a zipper pocket for easy access. The back panel doubles as both slip pocket and luggage sleeve. The bag has a spacious interior with a recessed zipper to make it more accessible. It is wide enough to accommodate a 13” laptop, with its sleeve cover, and still has the space for more. There is a large interior slip pocket that fits an iPad and 2 smaller slip pockets for small items. There is also a wide zipper pocket that features a zipper overlay, giving off a posh feel.

Need a classy look? Simply tuck in the side panels to create that elegant feel!

WHY Sewfisticated HexaTote?

  • One Bag with Two Looks!
  • One Bag with versatile pattern pieces to create your own Unique HexaTote!
  • Perfect pattern for traveling bag with Luggage Sleeve.
  • Pattern pieces fit 12" vinyl.
  • Spacious interior with recessed zipper.
  • Large interior slip pocket for iPad.
  • Inner Zipper and 2 Slip Pockets for better organization.
  • Soft Rolled Handles with Strap Rivet Guide.
  • Unique Front to showcase Panel print!
  • Learn different ways of constructing Zipper Pockets and Slip Pockets.
  • SVG Files for all pattern pieces including Handles.
  • Projector A0 File.
  • Video tutorial by Jessica Lehman Patole.


Gather your supplies now! Launching on 7th October 2022!

Supplies List


  • 50" x 23 5/8" Exterior
  • 54" x 24 1/2" Lining
  • Medium-weight interfacing (fabric dependent)
  • 37" x 10" Heavy Stabilizer
  • 18 1/2" x 12 5/8" Decovil Light
  • 46" #5 Zipper by the Yard
  • [4] Zipper Pulls
  • [1] Zipper Tail End
  • [4] 1"/2.5 cm Strap Connectors
  • [1] 45" of 3/4"-1" Grosgrain Ribbon or Strip of WPC/Thin Vinyl


  • 48" Piping Tape and Cords
  • [3] Magnetic/Snap Buttons
  • [8-19] Rivets (8 sets of 10-12mm post if you are using 0.8mm fabric)
  • [5] Purse Feet
  • [4] Strap End

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