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Adult Sewing Classes

Every New Orleans adult needs to have some level of sewing skills!!
The kids have such an amazing time in ricRACK classes, that parents and grown ups were asking…”what about classes for us??!!””


We’re offering sewing classes with projects that will to expand your costume closet, and help you with basic construction techniques.
AS with our kids classes, ALL fabrics, notions, and machines are included.


Cancellation and Refund Policy 

For Adults and Kids Sewing Classes, Camps, and Workshops

Please call if you’re going to be late, we usually try to start together as a group. 

Please double check your calendars before signing up for our sewing classes!

Our teachers and staff work hard to provide as much availability and coordinate class times that works for everyone.


If you have to cancel a class, here is ricRACK’s following policies

If you cancel prior to 24 hours: Full Refund 

If you cancel within 24 hours: 60% refund 

No-Shows: No Refunds


Class Make up Policy 

If you miss a class, we will try our best to find a seat in a current or following sewing class. 

It is not our responsibility to secure a seat, we will do every attempt to help you finish your project.

You can also set up a time for private sewing instruction outside of class at $35/hr. Please call at 504-218-5205 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




True Beginner w/Julie Winn:

 Never sat at a sewing machine, time to get in the groove!! 

Learn the basics, some terminology, and start making.


April 5 - 19 (Thursdays)

6-8:30 PM



April 7 - 21 (Saturdays)

10 AM - 12:30 PM





Costuming in Film

Learn the protocol to working in the Costume Department from desigining to interning. Break down scripts and budgets. Work with stunts, blood, and special effects. Industry professionals drop in as guest speakers. 

Saturdays 10am-4:30pm 

Southern Costume
951 Lafayette St, in the CBD

3 week class 




Ask The Expert 

Professional costume designer Julie Winn and seamstress/tailor Monika Grist-Weiner are hanging in the studio to help you discern, solve, or sew up your construction problem.  This is not a structured class, and you must know sewing machine basics.  

You must bring all materials, however, all tools and machines are available for use.

Julie's Shop Hours

Saturdays in September and October 10a-2pm

Monika's Shop Hours

 Thursdays in September 10a-2pm

Call to reserve your seat!! 504 218 5205

$15/hour non-members

$10/hour members



Costuming in Film



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Join us for Friday night Sipping 'n Stitching!! Bring a drink and a sewing project, and we can help git 'er done!! Our sewing studio is open from 7:00-9:30. Limited seats available, $30 fee. 2359 St. Claude, next to the St Roch market. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register. 


   You're invited to join us for our open house on Saturday, September 17, from 4-7 p.m.! We'll be serving up complimentary food from CoNOLA and cocktails from Owl's Brew in our NEW location, 2359 ST. CLAUDE (ST. ROCH)!
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ricRACK's Fall 2016 Classes Have Been Announced! Click here to view our Calendar!

ricRACK's Repurposed Sewing Classes
True beginner (1st time at a machine). Learn about the machine and terminology. 
Two week class, meets twice a week:  Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00-5:30pm
September 19-30  OR  October 3-15
$180 (4 students max.)
Intermediate (Familiar with sewing machine). Expand your sewing horizons! 
Two week class, meets twice a week:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm
September 19-30  OR  October 3-15
$180 (4 students max)
ricRACK's Disgusting Halloween Zombie Class
Last year's Zombie Class is back!! 
 Students learn to make disgusting mud, icky yucky dirt, and gnarly blood and guts.  
Be a zombie prom queen, Southern Belle, bride, and cheerleader...Whatever you can dream up!
Two week class, meets twice a week: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm 
OR Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00-5:30pm
October 17-27
$225 (8 students max.)
ricRACK's Versatile Halloween Jumpsuit Class
Intermerdiate: (Some sewing experience necessary.) Not sure what to be for Halloween? Take our Versatile Jumpsuit Class.  Be a cute kitty cat, a superhero, an astronaut, a cute cuddly clown--possibilities are endless!
Two week class, meets twice a week. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm 
OR Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00-5:30pm
October 17-27
$220 (4 students max.)

We couldn’t do this without the help of:

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PO Box 750997

New Orleans, LA 70175

ricRACK Warehouse is appointment only

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