Summer workshops at The Golden Button
Please email us at
or call (203)910-9948 to hold a space for these workshops.
Space is limited.
Sewing: Sew a Shark
Tuesday, July 30th from 2:30 to 4:30 PM
Miss Shark Week? Sew up your own Shark! Pick from your favorite shark patterns as well as whales and other fun ocean fish and animals. Bring your own machine or let us know if you need to borrow one. All levels are welcome. 2 hours Cost is $40 per child
Arts & Crafts: Insects, Moths and Butterflies
Wednesday, July 31st from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Create beautiful mixed media moths and butterflies! Or fantastic larger than life insects. Sparkles, gems, pipe cleaners, furry things and more. Little kids and big kids are welcome. 1 hour Cost is $20 per child
Arts & Crafts: Dinosaur Day
Wednesday, July 31st from 1:00 to 2:00 PM
Make awesome dinosaur fossils, standing dinosaurs and more. Great for little kids too! 1 hour Cost is $22 per child
Arts & Crafts: Teeny Tiny Mini Art
Thursday, August 1st from 12:30 to 2:00 PM
Make mini food sculptures put them on a tiny plate or make them into a tiny necklace, make mini dioramas with teeny tiny animals, then paint a tiny canvas too. 1.5 hour Cost is $30 per child
Sewing: for Your Pet or Sew Your Pet.
Thursday, August 1st from 2:30 to 4:30 PM
Have a fun time sewing up a portrait of your pet! Sew your dog, or a pig or your cat or any other pet you want. Or Sew a bed for your cat, or a pouch for your pet guinea pig or a cool collar or bow your dog. Bring a picture of your pet or let us know if you have an idea in mind. ( You may need to take measurements of your animals if you plan on making a collar or bow.) (due to time limitations please let us know if you are planning on making any sort of coat of fleece jacket for your pet. We will let you know what measurements you will need!) Ideal for children with some sewing experience. New sewers can still participate but we may simplify projects. 2 hours Cost is $40 per child
Arts & Crafts: Fairy Art
Friday, August 2nd from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Join us for this super fun fairy class! Make a mini fairy house terrarium, make your own fairy hair glitter (and try it out) and make a awesome fairy painting with 3-d flowers and butterflies. 1 hour Cost is $25 per child
Lemonade and Hand Sewing!!!: Sew Birds and Turtles
Friday, August 2nd from 2:30 to 4:00 PM
Sip Lemonade and stay cool while hand sewing little birds or turtles out of fleece and felt! Soooooo Much fun. Pick from lots of fun patterns! Everyone is welcome. Super fun class for an adult and a child! 1.5 hours Cost is $35 per child
Painting: Paint your Pet’s Portrait
Friday, August 2nd From 4:30 to 6:30 PM
A very special event where you will create a painting of your very favorite animal! Bring some clear photos (on a phone or iPad is fine!) to work from. Paint a one of a kind piece of art of your own pet. 2 hours Cost is $35 for one or $30 each for two. (Adults, teens and children are welcome)
Arts & Crafts: Cinderella (Disney Day)
Tuesday, August 6th from 11:00 to 12:00 PM
Make mouse, paint a pumpkin, and make a princess!
Lots of sparkles and more! 1 hours Cost is $20 per child
Tuesday, August 6th from 12:30 to 2:00 PM
Sew up a bunch of fun scrunchies! Sooooo many fabrics to pick from. Learn to make one then make as many as you can in the time! Bring your sewing machine. All levels are welcome. 1.5 hours Cost is $30 per child
Arts & Crafts: Paris Day
Wednesday, August 7th from 12:30 to 2:30 PM
Ooh La la! Paint up some super fun Paris inspired art! Make a mini Macron necklace with fancy vintage beads, make a awesome Eiffel tower piece to hang in your room lots of flowers and sparkles and more! 1.5 hour Cost is $30 per child
Painting: Bear Day
Wednesday, August 7th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM
Paint a very fun, very whimsical large painting of your favorite bear!!! Each participant will be given a 16 by 20 canvas. Miss Kate will guide you though the process of creating a awesome one of a kind bear portrait. (Please know which kind of bear you would like to paint!!! Polar bear, panda, black bear, spectacle bear, sloth, you can even make a koala or a spirit bear! Whatever you like! We will have reference material but you can also bring a picture to work from. (ages 5 and up Please) Cost is $35 per child or 2 for $60
Arts & Crafts: Pom poms, flowers, pipe cleaners and sparkly things
Thursday, August 8th from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Use lots of fun crafting supplies to create super fun and creative things. Make a wreath, a flower garden, do some beading and more So many supplies to work from.Great for younger kids! 1 hour Cost is $20 per child
Sewing: American Girl Doll Clothes or Baby Clothes
Thursday, August 8th from 3:00 to 5:00 PM
Sew up some beautiful American girl doll clothes or baby clothes!!! Sooooo many fabrics to pick from. Bring your sewing machine. And work on learning while making things you can use! All levels are welcome. 2 hours Cost is $40 per child
Please sign up for workshops and classes ahead of time! These fun workshops are happening soon!
And…. we are working on our September Schedule!!!!!!
Call (203) 910-9948 or email us at info@
to sign up for your class!
Lemonade and Hand Sewing!!!: Sew A Dinosaur or Sea Creature
Friday, August 9th from 3:30 to 5:00 PM
Sip Lemonade and stay cool while hand sewing little dinosaurs or sea creatures out of fleece and felt! Soooooo Much fun. Pick from lots of fun patterns! Everyone is welcome. Super fun class for an adult and a child! 1.5 hours Cost is $35 per child
Famous Artists: Georgia O’keeffe
Tuesday, August 13th from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Learn about a fun artists and how they create their artwork. Create a super large flower painting like Georgia Okeefe Cost is $24 per child
Famous Artists: Eric Carle
Tuesday, August 13th from 1:00 to 2:00 PM
Learn about a fun artists and how they create their artwork. Make collage art like Eric Carle
Cost is $24 per child
NEW!!! Sew your own reusable bags!!!
Tuesday, August 13th from 2:30 to 4:00 PM
Since our new bag law…. it only seems fitting that we should have a workshop to sew up some reusable bags. Bring your sewing machine. Pick your favorite fabrics. All ages and levels are welcome.
Cost it $35 per person
or $60 for one adult plus one child!
Arts & Crafts: Polar Art
Wednesday, August 14th from 2:30 to 3:30 PM
Stay cool inside and create awesome arctic animal art. Great for little kids and bigger kids too! Cost is $30 per child
Drawing and Painting: Ocean Art Paint Night
Wednesday, August 14th from 4:00 to 5:30 PM
Relax and enjoy some time making art. Create beautiful ink drawings of sea creatures and ocean animals. Then use watercolors, colored pencil and lots of other fun mediums to finish your beautiful art. This is great for older kids. Cost is $30 per child
Famous Artists: Gustav Klimt
Thursday, August 15th from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Learn about a fun artists and how they create their artwork. Make a beautiful portrait with lots of gold like Gustav Klimt! Cost is $24 per child
NEW!!!! Ice Cream Slime Night!
Thursday, August 15th from 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Join us for this super fun Slime Day. Make your own ice cream inspired slime. Pick your favorite colors, scents and add ins to create this one of a kind slime to bring home.
Pick from chocolate, vanilla, mint, and other fun smells to add to your slime. Make a label and more! Space is limited.
Cost is $35 per child.
Lemonade and Hand Sewing!!!: Sew Popsicles and Ice Cream Cones
Friday, August 16th- from 2:00 to 3:30 PM
Sip Lemonade and stay cool while hand sewing little icy treats out of fleece and felt! Soooooo Much fun. Pick from lots of fun patterns! Everyone is welcome. Super fun class for an adult and a child! 1.5 hours Cost is $35 per child
THIS AWESOME PAINTING WAS MADE AT OUR BEAR PAINTING WORKSHOP..
THE GOLDEN BUTTON WILL BE CLOSED FOR VACATION FROM AUGUST 17TH THROUGH LABOR DAY.
Miss Kate will be working on illustrations for her first book… Where’s G