Hawthorne & Heaney to the Rescue!

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There is nothing worse when a beloved item of clothing becomes damaged! whether it be a tear or a pesky moth has taken a bite. While this may feel like the end of an item. Fear not, with a bit of embroidery we can bring your garment back to life! With some tricks up our […]

Hawthorne & Heaney needs you !

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OPEN CALL and VIP ACCESS As artisans we are drawn to beautiful things.   The art we work on is a reflection of our taste and dedication.     We asked ourselves why shouldn’t the the luxury we surround ourselves with daily be reflected in the tools of our trade. As embroiderers, frustrated with hunting through the ever dwlinding treasure trove […]

Hawthorne & Heaney go to the Ball

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The jewel of any Savile Row’s social calendar is the Bespoke Tailors Benevolent Association dinner, at the Merchant Taylors Hall in central London. This year it fell on the evening of the 9th of February, and as always one has to dress to impress. Tailors, cloth merchants, mills and embroiderers all gathered to raise money […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Visits the Louise Dahl-Wolfe Exhibiton

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The Fashion and Textiles Museum, London, has just opened an exhibition dedicated to Louise Dahl- Wolfe, an American photographer who is credited with modernising fashion photography. The exhibition spans the the whole of the long gallery as well as part of the upper area. It looks at Dahl-Wolfe’s early works and how she defined the […]

Hawthorne & Heaney :Dismantling of a Victorian Mourning Shawl

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WHO, WHAT & WHY? Hawthorne & Heaney was given the Victorian shawl by Sue Thomas from Savile Row bespoke. HISTORY In the Victorian era, black was considered the appropriate colour to be worn when mourning the loss of a loved one and in some cultures, this is still the case today. It is believed that […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Embroiders Interiors

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We have had a busy last year working on some fun projects that have pushed our boundaries and taught us a great deal. A few of these project have been Interior design based which usually involves working on quite a large scale. The first of these projects was with an interiors company called Flux Interiors […]

Hawthorne & Heaney at the Brighton Speed Trials 2017

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Here at H&H we thought you may appreciate a little reminder of the summer to ease the transition. A few of us at Hawthorne & Heaney are quite keen on or cars which may have been alluded to recently by the appearance of the Heaney Motors Ford Galaxie 500. H&H were given the opportunity to […]

Hawthorne & Heaney hosts Michele Carragher

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Now that the dust has settled from the grand finale of Game of Thrones we are feeling a little bereft. It is a long time till Series 8 which is why we feel you lovely readers may want to see a little of what we got up to with the wonderful Michelle Carragher, premiere embroider […]