The Sewfisticated Sassy

Meet The Sewfisticated Sassy - 2 sizes with more than 4 looks in this 1 pattern.



Be WOW by 18 amazing talented bag makers around the globe! Check out what sewing machine and fabric that they used.  Hope you are as inspired as I am by their beautiful creations.



Tester - Amy Halbrooks
Shop Link - seastitcheshandmade
Sewing Machine used - I switch back and forth between a Juki tl2000qi and a Juki 1541s. So I have a semi and an industrial.
Recommended Skill level - I would say advanced beginner but because of the 3d front I lean more toward intermediate
Cut and Sew - 4.5 to 5 hours but I like to take my time!
Material used -

  • Petite & Sassy - Riffle Paper co and Tula Pink fabric. Zipper tapes and rivets are from Indo Love Creations. Cork is from Sew Sweetness. Vinyl is from MyPunkBroidery.  pellon sf101, Pellon flex foam, and pellon peltex.

"The most amazing and versatile pattern ever! Don’t limit yourself to just one bag with the sassy experiment and make lots of bags. Such a fun and classy bag."



Tester - Andrea Graham
Shop Link - Addie Kakes Kreations VIP Group
Sewing Machine used - Thor GC1541S / industrial
Recommended Skill level - Intermediate
Cut and Sew - 4-5 hours 
Material used -

  • Sassy (Owl bag) - Tula Pink
  • Sassy (HP) - Mora faux leather form Emmaline and cotton print lining from Knitorious
  • Petite (Chewie) - print is from Ohana fabric
  • Petite (R2D2) - Print vinyl from Sweet N Charmed Fabric Mail (solids from various places)
  • Sassy Clear - Solid and clear vinyl from Oh So Pretty Custom Fabric Group

Interfacing/Stabilizer used - 
Equivalent to a plus or wovenfuse2, Bosal fusible foam, decovil light and peltex in base.

"I love the versatility of this pattern! Easy to mix and match the components to create a unique bag. Especially love the pattern overview and diagrams included in the instructions."




Tester - Emma Riley
Shop Link - LydisonHandmade
Sewing Machine used - Industrial. Adler 167 compound feed walking foot machine
Recommended Skill level - Advanced beginner
Cut and Sew - 5 hours 
Material used -

  • Petite Canvas from Missy Rose, with a WP Oxford cloth contrast from Aliexpress. Decovil light and heavy.
  •  Sassy - Vinyl exterior with cotton lining. Foam only and interfaced lining pieces with a medium weight fusible.

"This is such a fun pattern to make, and really customisable with so many different options. The front panel is a great place to embroider or put some HTV as well to customise it even more. Having the ability to add a cross body strap is great and makes the bag super versatile"




Tester - Shonda 'Ferguson' Andrews
Machine used
 - Tech Sew 2750 pro industrial, modern domestic Brother Innovis 2400
Recommended Skill level - Intermediate to advanced sewing skills recommended.
Cut and Sew - 6-8 hours 
Material used -

  • Sassy - Pink cotton woven from a local quilting store and a lightweight silver leather on the exterior. The inside is constructed of a thin stiff pink leather. Used 7 and 10mm rivets and silver rectangle rings.  SF 101 on the cotton woven and Decovil heavy.
  • Petite Clear vinyl for the front and back center and solid color vinyl for the side accent pieces and gussets all from local sewing store.    Decovil light for the side accent pieces and gussets.

"This Sassy is very sleek and classy. I love all of Jassie Teo's patterns. I highly suggest following the recommended fabric and interfacing guidance she has laid out in this pattern. Some patterns should be followed as the designer has created and this is one of those patterns. The design provides structure on its own without needing to add any more structure from the materials you choose (if you use leather I suggest that it either be for the exterior or the lining but not for both). You will love how you can get a 3-dimensional look with very few pattern pieces."



Tester - Jenn Hoopert-McGinn
Shop Link - 
Jenn's Homemadeology
Machine used - 
Vintage domestic Sears Kenmore 158.17550
Recommended Skill level -
Cut and Sew - 4 to 5 hours
Material used - 

  • Petite - pastel checker from Seweird fabric shop with pink wpc from Nerdartistry
  • Sassy - Siren sugar marble from Nerdartistry, black marine vinyl and black wpc.
  • Sassy Clear- Marie clear vinyl “clear pretty cats” from Seweird fabric shop with black marine vinyl

Stabilizer used - Pellon flex foam, a piece of Pellon 70 for the base and 2 pieces of Pellon 40.

"I love how within just this one pattern you can make so many different bags. This pattern is Sassy but yet so very classy all depending on which layout you chose to do and which fabric you pick."



Tester - Sam Harris
Shop Link - Made by Erillant; Made by Erillant (IG)
Machine used -
 Domestic/Vintage - Singer 201K
Recommended Skill level - Adventurous beginner/intermediate 
Cut and Sew - About 5 hours, using a cricut, but I'm a slow sewer.
Material used -

  • Petite - vinyl exterior, waterproof canvas interior, canvas pockets, Pellon/ Legacy Flex foam stabiliser, feature vinyl from Harry's Fabric palace and solid vinyl from Material magic, hardware from Merezen, waterproof canvas from Aliexpress and Canvas from spotlight
  • Sassy - Vinyl exterior, vinyl from Material magic, interior fabric is waterproof canvas and canvas, waterproof canvas from Aliexpress and Canvas from Spotlight, Hardware from Merezen, stabiliser used was Pellon/Legacy fusible fleece Extra Loft L971
Stabilizer used - Pellon/ Legacy L971. Extra loft fusible fleece for the Sassy, and Pellon/ Legacy Flex foam for the Sassy Petite.


"This pattern is definitely my new favourite pattern and I already have my next few cut and imagining more in my head. It's a super fun make, and although there are some parts that I thought would be challenging, it actually all came together easily and hassle free thanks to the easy-to-understand instructions and the way every step is broken down. I love the versatility and functionality of the bag, there's pockets exactly where you would need them and want them, i also love that the main compartment is large and easily accessible with a large opening. It's a really cute bag and looks super impressive. I can definitely see this bag being a regular sew for me, not only is the sewing process super enjoyable, but the end bag is adorable!"


Tester - Mui Yan
Shop Link - Aderry Craft
Machine used - 
Domestic. Juki HZL-LB5100
Recommended Skill level - Advanced Beginner to intermediate
Cut and Sewing - 4 hours
Material used -

  • Petite - Exterior: Cotton canvas and faux leather. Interior: cotton canvas and waterproof nylon fabric with stick on batting.
  • Sassy - Exterior: cotton woven and faux leather. Interior: cotton woven with stick on batting.

"Simply gorgeous, classy, versatile and Sassy bag! Well done, Jassie, for coming up with this beautiful bag pattern. I look forward to making more of Sassy!"




Tester - Gladys Tan
Shop Link - Chavanthandmade IGChavanthandmade FB
Machine used - 
Heavy duty domestic. Janome HD3000
Recommended Skill level - Adventurous beginner, since there are quite a few curves. The curves are absolutely manageable!
Cutting/Sewing Time -
Cutting and interfacing approximately 4 hours for both sizes (using fabric). Sewing time approximately 6 hours for the fabric versions. Cutting time 30 mins for the clear vinyl version. Sewing time approximately 1.5 hours for the clear vinyl version.
Material used -

  • Petite - Baby canvas, WPC from Sing Mui Heng. Quilting weight cotton (my own collection). Zip tape and pull from Zipper Paradise. Hardware from Sing Mui Heng.
  • Sassy - Baby canvas and WPC from Sing Mui Heng. Quilting weight cotton (my own collection). Zip tape (my own collection). Zip pull ET Sewing Stash. Hardware from Sing Mui Heng.
  • Petite Clear Vinyl - Vinyl from my own collection. Mesh fabric from Sing Mui Heng. Zip tape and pull from my own collection. Hardware from Sing Mui Heng.
  • Sassy Clear Vinyl Clear vinyl and vinyl from my own collection, WPC and webbing from SMH. Zip Pull from Zipper Paradise.
  • Midweight interfacing and stabilizer from Lye Nai Siong (Singapore)


"The Sassy and Sassy Petite is absolutely to die for and a must have for your bag collection! My family (yes they snapped up all the bags that I made during the testing round) and I can’t stop raving about how classy AND functional it looks. There are SO many pockets (customisable to your needs of course), the 3D design of the bag makes it much roomier than it seems, AND I can make the grab handle detachable if I wish to. What’s not to like about this design?! The instructions are fabulous as usual, with a page that includes some of the design and customisation possibilities for the bag. Step by step full colour photos are included for every single step to ensure that your bag making journey is a smooth and enjoyable one. Jassie has also included many tips in this pattern!"



Tester - Susi Schuegraf
Shop Link - Jungle Pearls
Sewing Machine used - Bernina 790 and Juki dn 118
Recommended Skill level - Advanced beginner 
Cut and Sew - 4+ hours due to interruption
Material used -

  • Petite - The styled magnolia vinyls, lining is local. Sew dulce zipper pulls. Decovil heavy and sfs101
  • Sassy - Weft and Warp vinyl, sewful therapy and Self adhesive foam fro luxe hardware and peltex

"I love this bag a lot.  It is roomy and so stylish.  So sweet and sassy! A hip bag"




Tester - Sophie Tsui
Shop Link - Kidam & Loula - Carterie & Couture
Machine used -
 Domestic Brother Innovis NV1300
Recommended Skill level - Confident beginner / early intermediate as some thickness can make the sewing tricky at times.
Cut and Sew - 3-4 hours
Material used -

  • Petite - white croc faux leather, Poppy eucalyptus coton and light gold hardware (rivets, chain, rings). 
  • Sassy - beige croc faux leather and leopard printed faux leather, brass hardware (rivets, chain and rings).

Interfacing/Stabilizer usedDecovil Light, G700 and some heavy stabilizer for the bottom.


"The Sassy and Sassy Petite are very different from the shapes of bags I normally sew so I really enjoyed sewing them. As usual, instructions were great and all the pieces came together just fine. I loved the 3D part on the bags - it gives your bag lots of room inside and the design makes it very unique. A great way to stand out from the crowd!"




Tester - JayMe Moringo
Machine used - Semi Industrial-Janome HD9
Recommended Skill level - Intermediate due to the 3d sewing curves
Cut and Sew - 4 to 5 hours
Material used -

  • Petite & Sassy - Matte Black Hardware- Atelier Fiber Arts, Custom printed vinyl (Not One Line Designs) with sew in foam, decovil.


"Such a uniquely shaped bag with multiple looks by using various exterior panel options. Makes for a great set!"


Tester - Thien Ai Hartop 
Shop Link - NinjaMombieCrafts IGNinjaMombieCrafts FBNinjaMombieCrafts Group 
Sewing Machine used - Domestic Singer HD 44S
Recommended Skill level - Advanced beginner. Someone who is comfortable with curves but ready for a challenge when it comes to binding.
Cut and Sew - 1.5 hours to cut out and interface and then to sew about 3-4 hours with a few interruptions
Material used -

  • Petite - Springs Creative Hello kitty print.  Black promo and hot pink star dust vinyl from MyPunkBroidery for the exterior. Interior I used roc lon black out fabric and Springs Creative Hello Kitty fabric. 931 TD and fusible fleece.
  • Sassy - Springs Creative hello kitty from Walmart and gray marine vinyl from MyPunkBroidery for the exterior. Interior was with Springs Creative Hello Kitty and a floral print from Hobby Lobby. Hardware was from Amazon. I used buckram and because I ran out of sf101 I had to use 931TD.

"Instructions were very good and easy to follow. Love that there’s an ability to mix and match the panels to create different looks. Sassy petite compliments the Sassy to make a cute mommy and me set. If you don’t want a larger bag the Sassy petite is the perfect mini handbag that can be worn as a crossbody and even though it’s smaller it still packs a lot!   The Sassy looks intricate and complex to make but with well written instructions this 3D bag can be created by any advanced beginner."




Tester - Karen Tay
Shop Link - TK Embroidery
Sewing Machine used - Brother 980D
Recommended Skill level - Advanced Beginner
Cut and Sew - 5 hours
Material used -

  • Petite - My Melody Vinyl from MommyInk + White Crocs Accent + Medium Weight Stabiliser from SMH.
  • Sassy - Green Textured Vinyl with Nylon Water Proof Lining and Stabiliser from SMH

"Fun and Amazing Fast Sew! A structured 3D crossbody Bag that you can mix and match Accent! Super Spacious with choice of Slip Pocket / Zipper Pocket interior or exterior. Customised it as you like!"




Tester - Tina Alanis Carbajal
Shop Link - lilysminime
Machine used -
Brother Innovis Essence VM5200
Recommended Skill level - Advanced Beginner 
Cut and Sew - Average 8 hours
Material used - 

  • Petite - vinyl from @MyPunkBroidery.  Flower zipper pulls from @BlueCalla with Decovil Heavy
  • Sassy - custom vinyl bag rapport and coordinating woven (lining) from @The Creative Critter Collective, Poison apple pulls from @More Me Know. Peltex fusible foam 

Interfacing/Stabilizer used - Profuse from wawak on both canvas interiors. Decovil heavy and light used on Regular sized Sassy.


"I'm used to testing garments and this was my first official bag test. With that said, everything from the tutorial to the projector files were great and easy to follow along.  I love that I was able to complete both bags without a video tutorial. Which means the instructions alone were wonderful and pretty easy to follow along! With Sassy there are endless combinations of bags from just one pattern! " 


Tester - Breana Mayfield
Shop Link - bmbcreativity
Machine used - 
Domestic. Brother SE425
Recommended Skill level - Adventurous Beginner 
Cut and Sew - 5-6 hours 
Material used - 

  • Petite - Cherry skulls faux leather exterior and canvas interior both from Nerdartistry.
  • Sassy - Solid Black: Floral Embossed from My Punkbroidery exterior and Canvas from Nerdartistry.

Interfacing/Stabilizer used - Profuse from wawak on both canvas interiors. Decovil heavy and light used on Regular sized Sassy.


"Sassy is a very stylish bag that’s sure to wow everyone! The 3D features stand out no matter the fabric/color combo. Instructions are well written, there are plenty of features, and pieces go together beautifully!"



Tester - Pawdicraft Singapore
Shop Link - Pawdicraft Singapore IGPawdicraft Singapore FB
Machine used - 
Domestic Brother CS5055PRW 
Recommended Skill level - Confident Beginner
Cut and Sew - about 8 hours without mistakes
Material used -

  • Petite - cow spot vinyl (My Punkbroidery), 300D wpc interior lining, #5 zipper pulls and figure 8 connectors.  Decovil heavy.
  • Sassy - floral and teal vinyl (My Punkbroidery), #5 zipper pulls and tape, oly fun interior lining, figure 8 connectors.  Decovil heavy and foam on front panel.


"The designer has once again outdone herself. She has definitely spoiled us with this design by providing us the option of interchanging look. Ranging from cute to stylish, hip to classy with two sizes. Depending on the kind of materials you use, there are so many options that I'm blown by it. I'm so in love with the structure and shape of the bag. Something that is not constraint to the usual shape.  The instructions easily understand and is the best one out of so many pattern instructions I have purchase."



Tester - Sew HoneyBea
YouTube Link - 
Sew HoneyBea; Sew HoneyBea IG
Sewing Machine used -
Juki DU-1181N
Recommended Skill level 
Ambitious Beginner
Cut and Sew - 3 hours
Material used -

Pettie Vinyl and WPC: AA Textiles Canvas (Star Wars) from

"This little bag really lives up to it's name! I really think this is one of my favorite SCD pattern. It went together so fast and was easy to understand as well as explain. The pattern offers itself for your style and customization to fit exactly what you want. I know you'll like this one."


Tester - Roeshell Arjin
Shop Link -
Machine used - 
Domestic Husqvarna Rose 605
Recommended Skill level - Advanced Beginner 
Cut and Sew - 3 hours
Material used -

  • Sassy - Encanto wanderlust with Peltex 70
  • Petite - canvas pusheen-bombsheller custom fabric with Decovil Light


"I love how quick and easy this pattern was to put together. It also has lots of different options and all of them just look spectacular when completed. The 3D look is unique, and the slip pocket on exterior looks super classy to me. Highly recommended."




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