Garco Sewing Works
Designing futures, one stitch at a time
GarCo Sewing Works is a design and training center in downtown Rifle, CO. GarCo Sewing Works utilizes volunteers needing job training and transferrable business skills. Working with families referred from the Department of Human Services, mostly single mothers on TANF, Colorado Mountain College and Garfield County are partnering to provide training that leads to self sufficiency.
GarCo Sewing Works uses sewing skills as a platform to teach program participants all aspects of entrepreneurship including: human resources, employee development, accounting, payroll, product development and design, branding, marketing, material sourcing, production, management and on-line sales of goods produced, social media, grant writing, and distribution.