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Teaching Independent Study Inspires BlckBts

Teaching Independent Study Inspires BlckBts

MFA Student chooses Shannah Warwick to mentor her felting & fashion journey.

Custom McQueen Inspired Wedding Dress

Custom McQueen Inspired Wedding Dress

BlckBts creates appliqué and designs a dream wedding dress.

First Friday Philadelphia April 2015

First Friday Philadelphia April 2015 White Haute Soiree, A Fashion Event at Toile. BlckBts S/S ’15 Collection will make it’s debut at Toile’s First Friday Event,White Haute Soiree, on April 3rd. Toile is located at 1333 Frankford Ave in Philadelphia. This event is the beginning of a series of trunk shows at Toile for First Friday Philadelphia. Also featuring the Toile Designers: Sticks + Stones Having her Toile Debut of her Signature Statement Jewels and Bags Supra Endura Feminine and […]

BlckBts Spring/Summer 2015

The BlckBts Spring/Summer 2015 collection is reminiscent of waking up out of winter’s cold and moving forward, ghostly hauntings drawn toward brightness. Inspiration for BlckBts Spring/Summer 2015 Collection: For the photo shoot, I wanted everything to be reminiscent of an ice queen, but as if nature had started to sort of get over grown in it, giving the feeling of being ready for re-birth, a haunting dream of Spring.  The white on white gives the collection a touch of something bridal, a […]

blckbts holiday happenings 2014

BlckBts Holiday Happenings

This winter welcomed my introduction into the Rittenhouse market, primarily high-end retail shop Joan Shepp and the Art Alliance “Shop on the Square” shopping event and show. Joan Shepp was impressed with not only my pieces but my prepared presentation. She involved her sales girls; they tried on all the pieces and all of them were enthusiastic about being excited about selling (and buying!) my work too.  I had initially been in touch with Joan through her Emerging Designer Program, […]

BlckBts Fall/Winter 2014

  I am excited to say that BlckBts Fall/Winter 2014 Collection has really grown to solidify signature looks! I’ve begun to incorporate new materials to my designs; my dripping chain cowl, which was a holiday best seller at renowned high-end retailer Joan Shepp, is just  the first of my new pieces to be comprised of more than just hand dyed, nuno felted fabric. I got my “bodies” nailed down too, meaning my understanding of proportion, pattern making and construction has allowed me to […]

Upcoming Workshop at UArts

Hello, I just wanted to put up a quick post for my upcoming workshop at University of the Arts. It’s going to be 3 nights of dyeing and felting with an emphasis on DIY techniques and ways you can work in your home. If you are interested in learning a bit about nuno felting and an intro to fabric dyeing then this is the workshop for you. Please feel free to email me with any questions! ShannahWarwick@gmail.com Also please note […]

Behind the Scenes Video from Photo Shoot with Stevie Chris

Behind the Scenes   Credits: Location Studio 10Two5 Model Kirsty Cheslyn MUA and Hairstylist JamieLeigh Photographer StevieChris Wardrobe and Stylist BlckBts

Fall Happenings

I just wanted to take a minute to be excited about all of the upcoming events and opportunities for BlckBts. As my business grows, Im looking for new ways to get my work out there and up my production.   So far this fall Im planning on expanding into a new boutique, participate in runways shows, have another trunk show or two, photoshoots (Oh! Photoshoots), and also possibly sell at an outdoors market. So many things!!! I also have an […]

Coupon Code to celebrate my website

Welcome back to my website. As part of my mid year goals, I am trying to get better at making blog posts. So to celebrate this goal I thought I would treat you: my customers, fans, friends, fellow artists and designers. Here is a 20% off code for my etsy shop BlckBts20 This code is good on all items, including sale (oh my!) until this Saturday, July 5th 2014. I know, I know…my pieces are made with wool and it’s […]