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 & Heaney: Lord Justice Nugee Covid Style Icon

gold work, goldword, facemask art, face mask, judge, embroidery, news

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 for Lord Justice Nugee

gold work, goldwork, facemask art, face mask, judge, embroidery,

A year ago, if you had said that we would all be wearing face masks as an everyday thing, most people would have thought it madness. However, that being the world we now live in, face masks have reached all the people of every industry. A short while ago, we were approached by a very […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Visits Tutankhamun at the Saatchi

Egyptian, gold, exhibition, gallery, installation piece,

The Saatchi Gallery is currently home to the artefacts of Ancient Egypt as they play host to the travelling exhibition ‘Tutankhamum: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh‘. We went to visit while the opportunity presents’s itself and because who doesn’t love gold on gold, on gold?!   The exhibition features over 150 artefacts from Tutankhamum’s tomb, […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for Watts and Co.

art, bullion work, church, cope, ecclesiastical, ceremonial, Embroidery, London fringing, goldwork, keys, metal work, navy, watts and co, yellow

  Just a short one today, but we really wanted to share this stunning ‘three keys’ cope design we produced for Watts and Co last year. The combination of colours really pops, makes us think that yellow is a bit under used when it looks this good on mass. The keys themselves are all bullion […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for Nygaards Bataljon

Art, ceremonial, Embroidery, castle, ceremonial, corps, digital embroidery, flag, machine embroidery, norway, norwegian, nygaards bataljon

In celebration of their 162nd anniversary, The Nygaards Bataljon from Norway commisioned us to produce a new flag for their ceremonies. The Nygaards Bataljon is a corps for boys from Norway founded in 1857. As part of the celebrations they toured around Denmark, visiting some stunning locations in Aarhus, Sommerland and back to Bergen (Norway). […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for Watts and Co

art, bullion work, church, cope, ecclesiastical, ceremonial, Embroidery, London fringing, goldwork, keys, metal work, navy, watts and co, yellow

  Last year, we had the pleasure of making this banner embroidery for legendary company, Watts and Co. It is for the Church of the Incarnation, Highlands, NC. The church’s emblem has been embroidered onto exclusive Watts Blue Bellini silk damask, finished with silk bullion fringe. ⁠⠀   We included lots of raisings and textures […]

Hawthorne & Heaney’s Special Project

artwork, attire, cad, catholicism, chasuble, christianity, design, embellishment, embroidery, garments, machine embroidery, priest, symbolism, wedding

Here at Hawthorne & Heaney we had a bit of a special project on at the moment for a certain wedding that took place in September 2018. We were tasked with creating the chasuble for the priest to wear for our Director’s wedding. Approaching a garment like this is a sizeable task because of the […]