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 lends a helping hand

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Its that time of year again, fashion and textile graduates will know what we mean. Your design tutor who has finally signed off on your incredibly ambitious embroidery design for your final collection / portfolio.  They love it and have uttered the immortal words “but I want to see more”. After a few brief moments […]

Hawthorne & Heaney does Victoria Secret

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Last weekend, we had another monogramming event with lingerie brand Victoria Secret. It was held at their brand new store on bond street.   To celebrate their opening, customers were able to have their Victoria Secret robe personalised with their initials. They were able to choose from two fonts, and a range of colours. We […]

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 Alexander Wang

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New York Designer Alexander Wang has been encorporating embroidered statements into his most recent denim collection so for one weekend only, Hawthorne & Heaney has been providing the embroidery so customers can have their items personalised in the flagship. This took place last month¬†where the Hawthorne & Heaney team rocked up to Alexander Wang’s London […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for Ong Oaj Pairam

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With London Fashion Week well and truely underway, we thought we would share with you a little piece of Hawthorne & Heaney embroidery that made its way onto the catwalk. We worked with the Brighton based designer Ong Oaj Pairam on his AW2016 collection to produce a heavily encrusted, lace and crystal bodice. It was […]

Hawthorne & Heaney does Tricky Fabrics

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Embroidery can be a wonderfully versitile embellisment but sometimes it can be difficult to match the artistic vision to the reality on some of the more troublesome fabrics. At Hawthorne & Heaney we have been working hard to overcome some of these difficulties on some of our recent machine embroidery projects. Leather and velvet are […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for Wonderland Events

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Hawthorne & Heaney upped our machine and took ourselves off to Vinyl Studios on Wednesday to do some stitching at the launch of New Look’s Autumn Winter collection. We were embroidering scarves at the event from our station.   They chose a large classic font to compliment the open weave of the scarves we were […]