Lilacs & Lavender

               Spring 2011 Classes

All Classes are held through the Saratoga Springs City Schools - Office of Continuing Education


Session 1 - Starts 2/28 or Session 2 - Starts 3/28 - Learn to love your sewing machine! This class will focus strictly on the basics, such as; threading, stitching and fabric control.  Each night we will simply sew using various fabrics and discuss the different machine functions.  Materials fee of $10 payable first night of class.

LEARN TO SEW - A TOP or BLOUSE - 6 Weeks starting 3/1  $40-

Learn to make a fashionable top that will teach you such techniques as armholes, sleeves, necklines and buttonholes.  Materials fee of $30 payable first night of class.

LEARN TO SEW - PANTS - 8 Weeks starting 3/2  $45-

Learn how to make yourself the perfect pair of pants!  This class will start you off with a sample and finish with a pair of pants and a pattern for you to use again in the future.  Materials fee of $60 payable the first night of class.

SEWING FOR THE HOME - 6 Weeks starting 3/3  $40 -

In this class you will learn how to make various home decorating accessories.  Pillows, table settings, wine bottle bags, napkins and more. Materials fee of $15 payable the first night of class.

Check back soon for full course description or

call Saratoga Springs City Schools Continuing Education Dept at 518-583-4782

                                          Private Lessons


If you don't want the class room setting or having to deal with lugging a sewing machine to class once a week, consider private lessons in the comfort of your own home.  Lessons normally run between 90 minutes to 2 hours per session.




Rates are as follows;

90 minute - $30

2 hours - $40



Get 3 or more of your girlfriends together and learn something new!  This beginning sewing party will gain you the basic skills needed to sew repairs, make simple alterationss, home decorating projects and easy outfits for the kids or grand kids.  The best part - you get to hangout and have coffee with the ladies!

Call 518-306-6748

 or email Rosalind at

to start planning now.

 Groups of 3 or more only.

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