Hawthonre & Heaney Visits The Accidentally Wes Anderson Exhibition

When we think of Wes Anderson, we recall the symmetrical compositions, soft and vibrant colours, and dreamlike architecture from his films. In “Accidentally Wes Anderson: The Exhibition,” the curatorial team showcases over 200 intriguing and beautiful places worldwide through seven themed rooms. Through a unique visual experience, they construct Wes Anderson’s fantastical world as a […]

Berthe Morisot: Shaping Impressionism, Dulwich Picture Gallery

Berthe Morisot: Shaping Impressionism      Berthe Marie Pauline Morisot was a renowned French painter. She was an esteemed member of the group of painters in Paris, commonly referred to as the Impressionists. The Dulwich Picture Gallery showcases approximately 30 of Morisot’s exceptional artworks, sourced from various collections worldwide. It aims to highlight Morisot’s significant […]

Combining the Old & New for Embroidered Coat Of Arms

Embroidery is a captivating form of artistic expression that has graced history for centuries. Although traditional hand embroidery and modern machine embroidery have been developed as two distinctly separate techniques, combining the two can create wonderful, unique results!   The marriage of hand embroidery’s intricate charm, with the efficiency of machine embroidery gave us the […]

Textured Hand Guided Machine Embroidery

Vintage Irish Singer Sewing Machine

Embroidery has long been celebrated as a beautiful and intricate craft, capturing the imagination with its delicate threads and exquisite designs. Hand guided machine embroidery blends the precision of machine stitching with the spontaneity of artistic expression.   Free hand machine embroidery is a technique that allows artists to create dynamic and expressive designs using […]

Bepsoke Silkwork Typography Art

Fully customisable artwork by Hawthorne & Heaney

This Spring, Hawthorne & Heaney launched a collection of military inspired typography art, specially designed for an exhibition held in Fortnum & Mason over the summer of 2022.  Designed, drafted & produced in our London studio, you can select any letter of your choice to be woven with military heritage inspired florals and embroidered onto […]

Drawn & Formed Exhibition

Embrace by Naomi Aindow - Silk organza, metal threads, silk thread, glass beads, sequins | Photo taken by Cadi Williams

The Goldsmith’s Centre’s Drawn + Formed exhibition; in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers  This exhibition explores the history and contemporary uses of hand-drawn wire in embroidery, jewellery and silversmithing. London was first introduced to gold and silver wire drawing by craftsmen from Europe around the 15th century, however, there […]

Louise Bourgeois: The Woven Child at the Hayward Gallery

The Louise Bourgeois: The woven child was certainly an exhibition that made you stop and really consider the thought process of each piece, what emotion and psychological motive she was trying to portray to the viewer. With her use of materials ranging from steel to bone to gold and lingerie, each surface represents a memory […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on Show at Fortnum and Mason

We have the great privilage of being able to say that we currently have some works on display at the world renound Fortnum and Mason, London. As part of the celebrations for the Queen’s Jubilee, Fortnums are holding a series of exhibitions, spotlighting the artistic talents of British Craftsmanship. In partnership with QEST, the Queen […]