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*POSTPONED* Intro to Natural Dyeing with Food Scraps

September 9, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT

Food Week Bowest'ner JulyAug 2023

This event has been postponed. All ticket holders have been notified, and will have an opportunity to register again when this event is rescheduled later this fall.

Introduction to natural dyeing with food waste, covering fibre prep, dye creation, and colouring reusable bulk/produce bags.

Come explore natural dye techniques using food scraps at a free workshop with BCA ARTS alum Jamie Bowen. This is an introduction to natural dyeing with food waste, covering fibre prep, dye creation, and colouring reusable bulk/produce bags.

-Saturday, Sep. 9, 2023 | 2-4 pm
-Bowness Community Association – 7904 43 Ave NW
-Ages 16+
-Registration required.
-Childminding available upon request.
-Snacks & refreshments provided.

This event is part of Neighbourhood Food Week – a week-long celebration and exploration of free food fun in Bowness, Greenwood Village, and Montgomery. Neighbourhood Food Week is made possible in part with generous support from the Community Hubs Initiative: A partnership between The City of Calgary and United Way of Calgary with Rotary as a founding partner, and the Arusha Centre’s Climate Action Grant.

Volunteers Needed

Get involved at Food Week! Visit mybowness.com/volunteer-at-an-event to see opportunities, or email Laddie at volunteer@mybowness.com

About Jamie

Jamie Lynn Bowen is a Calgary based fibre and textile artist who is also passionate about the environment. She melds these two passions together by focusing on natural and local materials to create her art. Focusing on materials such as wool, cotton and natural dyes that she grows, forages or sources sustainably she creates wearable art as well as felted creatures.
She began her journey in fibre arts in 2001 where she immersed herself in classes of knitting, spinning and textiles and then in 2013 began needle felting with her partner and started their joint fibre business The General Bean. In the summer of 2021 Jamie began a journey in natural dyes which now brings all of her passions together. Being able to grow and dye her own supplies has deepened her connection to the art forms. 2022 marks the beginning of her own practice as Dandy Lynn Studio .

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Date:
September 9, 2023
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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
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The Community Room at the BCA
7904 43 Ave NW
Calgary, Canada
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