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 […]

Learn To Embroider Like Us With Our London Embroidery School Classes

You may have heard of our sister company, London Embroidery School. Located in Central London, London Embroidery School is dedicated to delivering high standard embroidery classes for all abilities. ‘Embroidery is a lifelong skill and even if you are just starting out, it is something that will stay with you, to be passed down through […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Visits ”Hell in its Heyday” at Sir John Soane’s Museum

This exhibition at Sir John Soane’s Museum takes you on a journey to the weird and wonderful world of contemporary artist Pablo Bronstein’s depiction of hell. “Members club” (Gaudy mansions which used to line the avenue have been torn down and replaced by swanky apartment buildings, but this venerable old place is still holding out.) […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for London Craft Week 2021

London Craft Week is alive and kicking this week in London after a skipped year becuase of Covid and delayed from it’s usualy May slot. However, if you are in London between now and the 10th October, there are lots of events, open doors and workshop on to get involved with. We are very excited […]

The Past and Present of Korean Embroidery- Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

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This online exhibition has allowed us to have an insight into the past of Korea’s embroidery. Allowing us to understand the transformation it has made throughout time, and see the stunning collection provided by Sookmyung Women’s University Museum to give us visual aid to appreciate the beautiful, intricate work. The exhibition takes us on a […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for Riley Studio

It almost feels like normal! After a long break in monogramming events due to Covid 19, Hawthorne & Heaney has had the pleasure of having our first live event of 2021 for the lovely Riley Studio. Last month, we took one of our machines and sent a member of the team over to their Notting […]

Hawthorne and Heaney watch CHANEL: Journey of a Collection by Loic Prigent

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Whilst going down a loop hole that is YouTube, I came across this wonderful hour long video/documentary by Loic Prigent that was filmed in June and July 2020, after the lockdown in France. The house of CHANEL commissioned him three short black and white videos for their social platforms which gave him access to the […]