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 Sam Faulkner’s ‘Unseen Waterloo’

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Hawthorne & Heaney have been working very closely with Photographer, Sam Faulkner on his ambitious, most recent project entitled, Unseen Waterloo. For this project he has created a series of 81 life sized portraits which re imagine the soldiers from the battle of Waterloo, 1815. A painstaking amount of detail has gone into producing these […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Launches it’s shop

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Today marks the first day of trading of the new Hawthorne & Heaney shop which can be accessed through the top right hand corner of our site. We will be selling stock items from old squadrons, universities and associations. These items include blazer badges, cap badges, tie pins, cufflinks, plaques, buttons and much more. If […]

Hawthorne & Heaney and Goldwork by the London Embroidery School

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Do you find yourself amazed at some of the traditional goldwork techniques still being used today as they have been for hundreds if years and wish you knew how to create those kind of effects? Well, you may be in luck as the London Embroidery School is offering new Beginners Level and Intermediate 5 Day […]

Hawthorne & Heaney at the Gieves and Hawkes Archives

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  We were lucky enough to be asked to go on a tour of the new refurbished No. 1 Savile Row, Gieves and Hawkes Historical Archive so we thought we would take the opportunity to share the pictures of some of the treasures they have there. Their long history of 450 years has allowed them […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for London Embroidery School

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Hawthorne & Heaney like most advocates of an ancient art feels the need to make sure that we pass the skills needed to make these beautiful pieces onto the next generation in order to try and preserve the skills. Therefore, from April, The London Embroidery School will be moving into the Hawthorne & Heaney office […]