Hawthorne & Heaney for H&M Bespoke- Tusse Eurovision 21

A few years ago, we had the opportunity to work the the bespoke devision of H&M on an unusual project which would push our embroidery materials further than we had gone beofre. With them we developed these starburst from a combination of goldwork bullion, swarovski crystals, sequins, beads and most excitingly: reflective threads. When the […]

Hawthorne and Heaney studies virtual tour of Rei Kawakubo’s collection: Collecting Commes

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A global Pandemic would have thought to close a lot of opportunities to explore and continue with normal livelihood, however one could say it has opened a lot of opportunities for us to stay in touch with radical discoveries more through virtual experiences. The NGV exhibition, “Collecting Comme” features Rei Kawakubo’s contemporary fashion collection. Cloak […]

Hawthorne & Heaney: Lord Justice Nugee Covid Style Icon

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It would seem that our recent project for Lord Justice Nugee has caught the imagination of the public as we find ourselves in a flurry of interest in the project and piece. We have found ourselves published and quoted in a variety of sources such as ‘The Times Diary’ , Scottish Legal News and ‘Legal […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on Wedding Invites

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Quite a few months ago, we were working on this really fun project that got us yearning for the summer when it was still a bit grey. With it’s bright colours and quirky design, these have to be about the coolest wedding invites on the block. We were tasked with adding the stitching to the […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Presents Graduating Class of 2020

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This year thus far, it can definitely be said to have been an unusual one at the least but some things must remain and the show go on. This year’s textile graduates may not have had their usual physical showcase of their works but they have worked very hard and will be graduating none the […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for Eva Habecka

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Design by Eva Hebecka Napier, Embroidery and Image Hawthorne & Heaney Another up and coming designer we have been working for recently is the lovely Eva Hebecka Napier. We worked with this BA fashion Design student from Kingston University on her graduate collection as she has a piece which she wanted to add some extra […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for Jessica Strain

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Work In Progress back in April 2020 (design by Jessica Strain, Image from H&H) Some good news to share with you! During the lockdown period we were presented with the opportunity to spread some positivity and sponsor one of our freelance embroiderers with their graduate collection. Like many people when Covid lockdown began, Jessica Strain […]