Large Scale Machine Embroidery

Machine embroidered coat of arms finished into a beautiful large banner with gold trims

  Working with Large Texture Pieces in Machine Embroidery   At Hawthorne & Heaney we love a challenge, and large scale texture pieces is certainly one of them! Often when creating vast pieces of embroidery like this we are required to match up lots of different frames to insure the piece flows naturally and looks […]

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 […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for King Charles’ Coronation

At Hawthorne & Heaney we were extremely fortunate to be given the once in a lifetime opportunity to help produce beautiful embroidery work for The Royal Household over the recent months in preparation for the King’s Coronation 6th May.   The coronation ceremony is a significant event in the history of many countries, marking the […]

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 […]

Ceremonial Embroidery

Embroidery is a popular addition for university, legal and military ceremonial dress for robes and uniforms.  For small scale commissions from private enthusiasts to full sets of robes for well know heritage companies Hawthorne & Heaney have the privilege of working on ceremonial embroidery for projects all over the world. We pride ourselves on our […]

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 […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on ‘Faberge in London’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Walking into the exhibition immediately you feel the nature of the exclusivity of the brand and the luxury of which these ornaments possess. Each object displayed exquisitely in their own selective groups laid on soft fabrics and under crystal clear light, allowing for the viewer to see them sparkling away in all their glory. With […]

Make Mother’s Day Memorable With Personalised Embroidered Gifts

asceno, bespoke, custom, Initials, London, monogramming, personalisation, ps, pyjamas, sleepwear

Mother’s day is approaching fast, and we have the perfect solution for that special gift, guaranteed to make Sunday the 27th of March extra special this year! Traditionally, Mothering Sunday was a day for children who had gone away for work to return home to visit their Mothers. Now, we mark this day to honour […]