October - November 2017: Costume Embroiderer: Zurich Opera; Madame Butterfly
October 2017: Freelance Embroidery: Alexander McQueen
October 2017: Costume Embroiderer: Fox Searchlight Pictures; Tolkien
September 2017: Freelance Embroidery: Alexander McQueen
June - September 2017: Costume Embroiderer: Clandestine Films; Mary Queen of Scots
April 2017 - May 2017 : Freelance embroidery: Alexander McQueen
April 2017; Freelance embroidery: BOP Films: The Favourite
February 2017 - April 2017 : Freelance embroidery: Alexander McQueen
August 2016 - February 2017; Costume Embroiderer; Fox UK Productions; Murder on the Orient Express
June - July 2016 - Freelance Embroidery: Alexander McQueen
February - March 2016 - Hand Embroiderer for promotional artwork for Game of Thrones (collaboration between the Royal School of Needlework, Embroiders' Guild, Fine Cell Work and Hand & Lock).
July 2015 - February 2016; Costume Embroiderer; Supreme Work Productions; Doctor Strange
January 2015 - March 2015 - Freelance Embroiderer, Nicholas Oakwell Couture
September 2014 - October 2014 - Freelance Embroiderer, Liberty Arts in collaboration with the V&A Museum of Childhood
July 2014; Costume maker for Tiger Aspects Productions, Bad Education.
April 2014 - June 2015; Sales Assistant; Royal School of Needlework Shop
October - November 2013 - Freelance Embroidery. E. Tautz
March - September 2014; Day Class Assisting; Royal School of Needlework
June 2012: Art Department Assistant for Dark Matters, Discovery Channel.
June 2011- September 2011: Gilding Assistant on the Cutty Sark restoration project: Paul Ferguson Workshop
September 2013 - June 2016: Royal School of Needlework: BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors & Textiles
September 2008 - June 2011: Bucks New University: BA (Hons) Furniture Restoration, Conservation & Decorative Arts (First Class Honours)
September 2007 - June 2008: University for the Creative Arts: Foundation Degree in Art & Design (Merit)
Hattie McGill is a hand embroiderer with a varied background in craft skills. Having completed a foundation degree in art and textiles she went on to achieve a First Class Honours from The National school of Furniture. Following on from this, driven by her lifelong passion of embroidery and fine sewing she achieved a place at The Royal School of Needlework studying hand embroidery. Taking advantage of her varied experiences and skill set, she is able to bring new ideas to the traditional practice of hand embroidery informing her fresh visual language and creative direction.
Hattie has worked on several major internationally renowned embroidery projects. These have been for clients such as, Liberty Arts Fabric for the V&A’s Museum of Childhood, Alexander McQueen and the Zurich Opera. She also freelances as an embroiderer for film and tv costume. Most recently Bridgerton Series 2.