Small Business Spotlight: Hapertas & Company

West Woodland welcomes Hapertas & Company, 1417 NW 54th Street #346, to the neighborhood. Hapertas & Company opened this September in the StudioWorks Ballard building and specializes in modern haberdashery for the classic gentleman.

Quality is the top priority and Hapertas & Company uses the finest materials with a primary focus on ethically made & USA sourced materials. The current line includes Neckties, Bowties, Pocket Squares, Cuff Links, Scarves, and Leather Accessories. All items are completely handmade at their studio located in Ballard’s West Woodland neighborhood.

New for November:

Through the end of November Hapertas & Company is offering 20% off Pantsuit alterations. To schedule an appointment please email:

Meet the Maker:

hapertas-and-company-ballard-west-woodland-jillJill Evans, owner, designer, & maker, began her sewing career in a baby carrier “helping” her seamstress mom. She further developed her needle skills through 4-H and the Finger Lakes Lace Guild, where she won numerous ribbons at the local and state levels. Jill learned the menswear trade during high school, helping her mom in the tailor shop and working in sales and fitting. After moving from New York to the west coast in 2008, she became an entrepreneur with Hapertas & Company, specializing in men’s bowties and other accessories.

Jill is a co-leader of the Academy of Handmade, Seattle Chapter and a member of Seattle Made.

Learn more about Hapertas & Company:


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