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 Embroiders Interiors

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We have had a busy last year working on some fun projects that have pushed our boundaries and taught us a great deal. A few of these project have been Interior design based which usually involves working on quite a large scale. The first of these projects was with an interiors company called Flux Interiors […]

Hawthorne & Heaney For the Victoria Cross Heroes Tribute

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Last year, we were approached by Manchester Council to help with a project they were working on to honour six Manchester-born heroes who were awarded the Victoria Cross for valour. The ceremony was held in St Peters Square where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were in attendance for the unveiling of the commemorative paving […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Experiments with Embroidered Interiors

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Hawthorne & Heaney have been working on an interior sample collection, using fabrics from our friends and collegues, Dugdale Bros & Co Cloth Merchants. Founded in 1896, Dugdale’s are a British Heritage brand who are based in Huddersfield, Yorkshire has a very rich weaving industry, with its soft water providing perfect conditions to create the finest […]

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 Pip Howsen

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A few weeks ago we had a wonderful time developing this gorgeous velvet collar design for the lovely Pip Howeson. We designed a flowing motif of a traditional oak leaf flourish to fit with the aesthetic of the jacket. Then, using machine embroidery, we were able to create three levels of texture to the piece […]

Hawthorne & Heaney meets ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’

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This new year brings the release of eagerly anticipated new movie ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ starring Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Kane, Taron Egerton and Mark Strong.  By all accounts, it looks to be hilarious, action packed and incredibly stylish (gentlemen out there, take note).  Those of you with a super keen eye may […]