Honeycomb, honeycomb, me want honeycomb! Nowadays, it seems like everybody wants a honeycomb pattern sewn onto their seat covers. The design – which is technically a hexagon or hextille pleat – has been featured in the Aston Martin Cygnet, Audi RS 7 and now the Volkswagen Design Vision GTI.
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In 2012, Naseem published instructions on how to sew hexagon pleats – inspired by those featured in the Aston Martin Cygnet – using only a standard industrial sewing machine.
As it turns out, the 2014 Audi RS 7 Sportback will feature that exact pattern.
Last month there was a lot of talk within our Auto Upholstery Forum about unique pleat designs for insert panels on car seats. The one design that seemed to have everyone scratching their heads over how to sew was the hexagon tiling pattern (a.k.a. the hextille) found in the new Aston Martin Cygnet (pictured above).