Lexie Foldover Bag

  • Lexie Foldover Bag
  • Lexie Foldover Bag
  • Lexie Foldover Bag
  • Lexie Foldover Bag
  • Lexie Foldover Bag


The Lexie Foldover Bag is a classic foldover style zipper bag with a twist! You can wear it three different ways: as a clutch, as a wristlet, and as a crossbody bag. Love pockets? We've got you covered. The Lexie Foldover Bag features both slip pockets and welt zipper pockets - take your pick and mix and match. Dress up your bag with leather (or cork, fabric, vinyl, etc.) accents! With so many options, you'll be able to easily customize a bag to suit your needs.

Included options:
• Two size options - SMALL and LARGE
• Top zipper closure
• Exterior Slip Pocket
• Welt zipper pocket (fully lined with no raw zipper edges)
• Interior Divided Slip Pocket
• Wrist Strap
• Crossbody strap (two styles)
• Bag accents

Approximate finished dimensions:

Width: 11" (28 cm)
Height (unfolded): 12" (30.5 cm)
Height (folded): 7.5" (19 cm)
Exterior Pocket Height: 6.5" (16.5 cm)

Width: 13" (33 cm)
Height (unfolded): 14" (35.6 cm)
Height (folded): 8.5" (21.6 cm)
Exterior Pocket Height: 7.5" (19.1 cm)

Skill level: Intermediate (experience with zippers and sewing through several layers is helpful). May be suitable for an adventurous beginner depending on options chosen.


- 41 page tutorial with both imperial and metric measurements

- computer generated, tiled pattern that can be printed on 8.5" x 11" + A4 printer paper

- large format files (A0 and US 36") for copy shop printing

- cutting guide + measurements for cutting pattern pieces with a rotary cutter

- detailed, step by step illustrated instructions

- fabric requirements and supply list

- bag hardware sources

- printable project planner sheet

- glossary of sewing terms

- lots of tips and tricks


Main Zipper: YKK Cotton Tape Metal Zipper or Nylon Coil Zipper: (1) 10" (S) or 12" (L)

Welt Zipper Pocket: (1 per pocket) YKK Cotton Tape Metal Zipper or Nylon Coil Zipper (S) 7" or 9" (L)

Magnetic Snap for Exterior Slip Pocket option: (1 set per pocket) 18 mm
(Optional for bags without Exterior Slip Pocket)

Washable glue stick or Wonder Tape

Rotary cutter, ruler, and cutting mat and / or scissors

Small sharp scissors for Welt Zipper Pocket Option

Coordinating Thread

Zipper Foot

Optional: Walking Foot

Water soluble marking pen

Denim / Jeans Needle - Size 100/16 (if sewing with leather)

Pins and / or Wonder Clips

For wrist strap option: (1) Swivel clip with a 1/2” (13 mm) - 5/8” (16 mm) wide strap attachment point and (1) 1/2” (13 mm) - 5/8" (16 mm) wide D ring

For crossbody strap option: (2) Swivel clips with 1/2" (13 mm) - 3/4" (19 mm) wide strap attachment points, (2) 1/2" (13 mm) - 1" (25 mm) wide D rings, (1) 3/4" (19 mm) Double Loop slider

Optional for straps: 8 mm double cap rivets with standard post length - (2) for wrist strap - (3) for adjustable crossbody strap - (4) for fixed length crossbody strap, setting tool, and punch.

#LEXIEFOLDOVERBAG Check out this tag on Instagram for lots of inspiration!

• Purchasing this pattern gives you, the buyer, license to sell items made using this pattern on a handmade scale. License details included in pattern.

• Once payment has cleared, an email will be sent to you with a download link. Please save files to your computer as the download link will expire after three downloads. The ZIPPED file contains 4 separate files you can download - tutorial, print at home pattern pieces, and 2 copy shop sized files for large format printing. For accuracy in printing on a home printer, please use Adobe Reader for viewing/printing files. Zipped files will need to be unzipped before viewing and it may be necessary to use an app to unzip files on mobile devices.

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