October at The Golden Button!!!

October is a very important month for The Golden Button….

We will be celebrating our One Year Anniversary!!!!

We have some very wonderful events, workshops and classes planned!!! Stop by anytime in October and guess how many buttons are in our button jar. At the end of October we will award the correct guesser with a very special gift from The Golden Button!!!

Join us everyday from October 23rd to October 27th 

for 5 days of shopping discounts, treats, and giveaways for customer appreciation and a very fun Anniversary!!!!

Here are some spooky things in October… Sign up now!!!


Machine Sewing For Beginners (ages 9 and up) More information to come!!!!

On Mondays at 5:30 to 6:30 PM

Bring your own sewing machine. Learn the basics and how to use your machine finish the four week class off by creating your own pillow.

Taught by Maura Bergman

October (Dates to be announced!)

Cost is  (To be announced!)

How to Draw Spooky Things…(ages 5 and up)

Tuesdays at 5:00- 5:45 PM

Since Halloween is coming up sign up for a Halloween drawing class!  Learn to draw haunted houses, scary monsters, ghosts, jack-o lanters, witches moons, spooky cats and much more! Then on the last day of class make a super scary painting out of Halloween things!!!

5 week Class!!!

October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30th!

Cost is $65 plus $10 supply fee!

Making Monsters and Other Stuffed Creatures and Dolls! (ages 8 and up.)

Wednesdays at 5:00 to 5:45 PM

Design your own monsters then build them!! Begin by drawing a monster creation. Then use materials to actually make it into a stuffed animal!

(Some basic hand sewing experience is a plus)

October 10, 17 and 24

Cost is $48 plus $10 supply fee.

Little Kids Art (Ages 2 to 5)

Thursdays 2:00 to 2:45 PM.

Children: ages 2- 5 will have fun with bubble art, nature sculptures and so much more. Young children get hands on. With lots of fun mediums and new things to try!

October 4, 11, 18, 25

Taught by Kate Gorham

(Cost is $ 50 plus a $10 Supply fee)

On Fridays….

Drop in between 1:00 and 5:00 PM, Meet with your friends. All ages welcome!!! A different Project each Friday!!!!

October 5th: Vegetable and Leaf printmaking ($10)

All ages are welcome to come and explore printing on material. Practice printing them make a beautiful Print to take home and display! (wear a smock or old clothes)

October 12th: Making Stuffed Animals ($25 per stuffed creation)

Turn your drawings into pillows and stuffed animals.

Design a drawing, color it in, and then have it transformed into a stuffed animal or pillow for you!!! (No sewing) (please allow a week for finished product)

October 19th: Make Your Own Animals Totem Amulet ($10)

(All ages are welcome to come create an animal sculpture out of clay but older children and adults will understand it more than others)

Learn how to find your animal totem! Then learn how to create it out of clay. Leave it overnight and have it turned into a wonderful permanent piece of art that you can wear or carry with you.

October 26th:  Haunted House Sculpture ($20) (Ages 4 and up)

Build a haunted house out of lots of fun recycled and found objects. Make a hill, spooky house, make witches and ghosts crooked windows and much much more! Perfect scary sculpture for Halloween!!!



We will be closed on Saturday, October 6th for a family Wedding!!!

Learn How to Knit Fingerless Gloves!!!

Saturday, October 13th  at 3:00 PM- about 5:00 PM

Advanced beginners class: This is a great one session class for beginners or people who know how to knit and purl, and increase or for people who need a refresher course in knitting! Learn how to make perfect knit fingerless Gloves!!! These are wonderful fast gifts perfect for many people. Start your Holiday gift making now!!!

Taught by Patti Clark of Maple View Farm in Orange.

Cost is $35 for the class.

When you sign up we will give you a supply list. 10% off local yarn if you sign up for this class.

Paint a Pumpkin

Saturday,October 20th Stop by anytime between 1:00 to 5:00 to paint your very own wooden pumpkin cutout. All ages are welcome $5.00 per pumpkin! While pumpkins last!!! Wear a old t shirt or smock. Leave your pumpkin till Tuesday and we will varnish it for you!

Needle Felting Witches

Sunday October 14th from 2-4:30 PM

Come and create a WITCH!!! Learn how to Needle Felt a witch with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Original. (Cost is $35. Save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles!) (teenagers and up please)

South Britain Historical Walk

Saturday October 27th (Free) join us after the South Britian Historical walk for Hot Chocolate and Fiber Art Demonstrations! See Local artists who knit, Crochet, Needle Felt and spin their own yarn!!!

And Don’t Forget….Stop by on October 31st for a trick or a treat!!!


Please call or email us to hold spaces for you.

(203) 910- 9948

or goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com



2 thoughts on “October!!!

  1. Just a note to let you know we are really interested in machine sewing for beginners, but October is a terrible month for us because of soccer. We will certainly sign up for a future class, maybe in the cold winter months? Ann

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