Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear, at the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Three Graces. Virgil Abloh, JW Anderson, Ludovic de Saint Sermin.

Masculine fashion, what does it look like to you? Menswear has evolved and changed over the years as society has developed along with international influence and the greater understanding of what masculinity means to us as individuals and designers. The Victoria and Albert Museum has masterfully curated this exhibition which guides you from the early […]

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 Savile Row: Our New Showroom

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From 19/10/2020 the Hawthorne & Heaney team will be residents in The Service, a new lifestyle destination comprising a coffee shop, exhibition, retail and showroom space, now open at 32 Savile Row. Hawthorne & Heaney are an embroidery firm who have a rich history of working on bespoke projects with Savile Row tailors alongside contracts […]

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 […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on Roses

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By compairson to last week’s post and the scale of the embroideries that we produced for the patches, this little job may seem insignificant. However we can’t help but get excited about pieces like this whether we are producing 2 pieces or 200 of them in the end. We were approached and asked to use […]

Hawthorne & Heaney goes to London Craft Week

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What were you doing last week? Specifically 9-13 May. Did you manage to catch London Craft Week? Well, it’s alright if you missed it, because we are here to share with you what we did and learned! This festival that spans across London celebrates British and international creativity. Covering a vast range of disciplines, it […]

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 needs you !

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OPEN CALL and VIP ACCESS As artisans we are drawn to beautiful things.   The art we work on is a reflection of our taste and dedication.     We asked ourselves why shouldn’t the the luxury we surround ourselves with daily be reflected in the tools of our trade. As embroiderers, frustrated with hunting through the ever dwlinding treasure trove […]