Hawthorne & Heaney at Glossier

We have been extremely busy with personalised embroidery events recently, one of them being at Glossier’s flagship UK store in Covent Garden. The building it’s self is one of the most beautiful in Covent Garden, and the interior did not disappoint either. It was a stunning setting to work in, and we thoroughly enjoyed discussing […]

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 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 […]

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 for Luke Edward Hall

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Hands up, who wants to live in a space like this?Luke Edward Hall If you are anything like us then you haven’t got enough hands to express that completely. This shot is from the cottage of Luke Edward Hall, artist and designer who curated this space in his destinctive style.  Hall graduated from Central Saint […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on Sketchy Machine Embroidery

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We thought we would share with you,  an exciting project we worked on at the end of last year that we were really pleased with the result of.We had a client that wanted to give a sketchy feel to their anatomical artworks of the heart and liver, encorportating loose threads into the stitching. We thought […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on Frogging

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Frogging is an interesting word for an embroidery technique isn’t it. It is believed that it referes to the shape of the knot used in ‘frog fasteners’ with the center being the body and the sides being the wide back legs of the frog. The term over the years has come to refer to the […]