Izzie Lewis has been teaching hat making for over seventeen years. She offers beginning to advanced classes from her well-equipped studio in Seattle, Washington. Izzie teaches three basic courses: Buckram, Felt, and Straw, as well as a number of specialty courses such as straw braid, turbans, hand blocking, ribbon work, millinery trimming, etc.

Classes are held throughout the year in four-week sessions beginning each month. Upon completion of the basic coursework, students can continue on to a more individualized program. Many students have been with Izzie for over ten years and a number of her students have gone on to become successful milliners. Contact Izzie for more information or to register.

Beginning Hat Making (course #10.64) with Izzie is also offered through the Experimental College at the University of Washington.   You can sign up at