Hawthorne & Heaney inspired by the Making Memory Exhibition

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At the start of last month, we posted a blog by our intern Kiah from her visit to the David Adjaye’s Making Memory Exhibition. Taking inspiration from this, she produced a series of drawings from the elements she found inspiring. With her drawing style being quite graphic, she favoured the staircase elements of Adjaye’s designs, […]

Hawthorne & Heaney’s Special Project

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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 […]

Hawthorne & Heaney to the Rescue!

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There is nothing worse when a beloved item of clothing becomes damaged! whether it be a tear or a pesky moth has taken a bite. While this may feel like the end of an item. Fear not, with a bit of embroidery we can bring your garment back to life! With some tricks up our […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Employment Opportunities

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Machine Embroidery Technician – Part time/Full Time We are excited to be looking for a friendly outgoing person to join our small team in Central London.  The position will mainly focus on machine embroidery design/production, but will also have the opportunity to expand and develop your skills in other areas. There is also the opportunity […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on our Dress Making Project

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In the studio we like to continue to challenge ourselves and push to create something new with our skills, so at the end of last year, we set ourselves a bit of a challenge to create a dress to wear to the BTBA Festival Dinner in February. Like with all create processes, it started with […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Experiments with Machine Ceremonial Military Embroidery

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For quite some time now, we have been playing around with the idea of developing a machine embroidery that would communicate some similar ideas to traditional military style goldwork but in a crisper, more modern way. In true Hawthorne & Heaney style, we didnt just want to go in for a little sample that we […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for Suicide Squad with Chaos Fashion

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The New Suicide Squad Movie has been long awaited, but last night was the European Premier in London’s Leicester Square. Hawthorne & Heaney were delighted to be asked to do the embroidery work for an outfit for the ladies of the cast for one of their looks. Chaos Fashion designed and produced these beautiful silk satin tracksuits […]