Fall at The Golden Button

Visit us tomorrow (September 7th) at the Fall Fine Arts Festival in Southbury!!!!!

10-4 PM at the Southbury Green!

(The shop will be closed during the event)

d9e2618fa6355cac5525803a316616fd

We are getting ready to Celebrate our Second Anniversary!!!

Starting next week…. You will have the chance to win a custom painting or portrait (Value $150)

(winner will be chosen at random at the end of October)

One chance to win with each purchase at The Golden Button!!!

2nd anniversary

We have lots of new items….

Cotton Shower Scrubbies!!!!

securedownload-6

Fall Class and Workshop Schedule!!!

Kids Classes and Workshops

  • Mommy and Mini Classes

Fridays in September: 20th, 27th, October 4th and 11th from 1:00 to 1:30 PM

Cost is $40

Fridays are Mommy and Mini classes at The Golden Button. We will meet from 1:00 to 1:30 PM. everyone is welcome… All activities are appropriate for baby, toddlers, and little ones. (All materials are non-toxic and safe for love bugs) You are welcome to bring a booster seat or just sit with your little one. We will explore lots of colors and textures with fun and safe materials! A little messy but a lot of fun!

  • Little Kids Art (ages 3 to 5 years old)

Fridays in September: 20th, 27th, October 4th and 11th from 2:00 to 2:45 PM

Cost is $50 plus a $10 supply fee

Little kids explore autumn through art! Create giant leaves, make a tree, print with wood, create Fall Jewelry, mix colors and make paintings. Lots of fun!!!!!

 

 

  • The Golden Button Crafternoon!

Join us on Saturday, September 28th

Ages 5 and up from 12:00 to 2:00 PM

Teens and Adults from 2:30 to 4:30 PM

Meet some of our local artists and learn how to craft some really special things!

Cost is $40 per person (covers all supplies and a snack!!!)

Four different crafts to create!!!!

Early sign up discount…. First 4 spaces are $35

Space is limited Call ahead, email or drop by to sign up for Crafternoon!!! All ages are welcome to join! This is great for adults and teens as well as school age children!

 

  •             Knitting at Your Own Pace

October 11, 18, and 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Cost is $75

Knitting Class with Patti Clark of Maple View Farm. This class is open to beginners as well as advanced beginner. Learn how to knit, use this class as a refresher course or just go to the next step. Patti will be there to teach you how to knitting, purling, casting on and off and how to read patterns. Go at your own pace… and get better at knitting!!!

This class will meet on Friday Evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 PM beginning October 11th at The Golden Button.

(Please bring knitting needles, yarn and projects that you need help on!)

 

  •             How to Crochet

October 11, 18, and 25 from 5:00 to 6:15 PM

Cost is $55

Beginners Crochet Class. This class is open to beginners as well as advanced beginner. Learn how to crochet, use this class as a refresher course or just go to the next step. Learn lots of crochet stitches, how to read patterns, and make something warm and fuzzy!

This class will meet on Friday Evenings from 5:00 to 6:15 PM beginning October 11th at The Golden Button.

(Crochet hooks and practice yarn will be provided)

  • Upcoming Sewing Classes….

Coming soon!

Upcoming Needle Felting Classes…

  •             Needle Felting: Sharks and other Fish

September 22nd from 2-4 PM

Cost: $35 (save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles)

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach you how to create a beautiful sculpture with wool and special barbed needles. Make a shark or your favorite fish!

Cost $35 includes materials to make a shark or other fish in class and one or several more at home, depending on the size fish you choose to make. (Bring your own needles and foam and save $5)

           

  • Needle Felting: Swans or Canadian Goose

October 27th from 2-4 PM

Cost: $35 (save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles)

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach you how to create a beautiful swan with wool and special barbed needles. (Enough materials to make one at home too!!)

          

  •   Needle Felting: Moose or Deer

November 17th from 2-5ish PM

Cost: $35 (save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles)

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach you how to create a moose or deer sculpture with wool and special barbed needles.

           

  • Needle Felt a Creche! 

Creche Opportunity- Thursday evenings at 6:30-9:30 in October and November

Make your own “child friendly” creche out of wool.  Each class includes instructions and materials to make several items. Sign up for one class or several. Sign up for all 5 sessions for $150 and save!


Cost (bring own needles)


October 3rd: Mary Joseph and Baby Jesus $40 ($35)


October 10th: Sheep and shepherds           $40 ($35)

October 17th: Multitude of Angels               $40 ($35)


November 14th: 3 Kings & gifts                     $40 ($35)

November 21st: Finishing Forum               $25

 

Email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com, call (203) 910-9948, or stop by The Golden Button to let us know you would like to join!!!

  

Advertisements

We Are One Year Old!

Its official… The Golden Button is ONE!!! We have had a wonderful, successful first year! With lots of new friends and fun classes, workshops, artists, and lots and lots of great pictures! We would like to say thank you to everyone who has visited and supported the shop for the past year! We look forward to new and wonderful things in the future! I hope to see you in the coming months during the holidays! Thank you for remembering how important it is to support local business and local artists!

love,

Kate

I received this beautiful pink box filled with delicious Gluten free/ dairy free cupcakes for our anniversary!!! From Scrumptious Cupcakery! My best friend from when I was little makes delicious cupcakes!!

 

 

Just a few reminders….

New Hours for Fall!

Beginning  in November we will have new Hours….

We will be closed on Monday and Tuesday

We will be open from Wednesday- Saturday 11 AM to 6 PM

Open on Sundays from 12 PM to 5 PM

November classes are beginning this week… sign up now!!

This year get started early and make some beautiful gifts for your family and friends. The Golden Button is offering great class, sessions, and workshops for all ages. Beginning in November and straight into December! We are also changing our hours! We will now be open on Sundays from 12-5 PM and we will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in November!

  • Little Kid Art (Ages 2 to 5)

Thursdays 2:00 to 2:45 PM.

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

November 1, 8, 15, 29 (No Class on the 22nd for Thanksgiving)

Taught by Kate Gorham

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

  • Painting Techniques

Thursdays 5:00 to 5:45 PM.

If you are interested in learning all about paint and techniques this is a great class for you….Learn about color mixing, surfaces to paint on, design and so much more!  (age 6 and up)

4 sessions class

 November 1, 8, 15, 29 (No Class on the 22nd for Thanksgiving)

(Cost is $ 58 plus a $15 Supply fee)

 

 

  • Printmaking, Transfers, Ink and Paint

Friday 5:00-6:00PM

 Explore different printmaking and transfer techniques while using different inks and paints. Try some new techniques and make some beautiful artwork to take home! Class is open to children 8 and up.

We will focus on creating printed patterns, transferring photos and learning new art processes. (Ages 6 and up)

 

November 2,9, 16

(Cost is $ 45 plus a $13 Supply fee)

 

Sign up now spaces are limited!

Anniversary Celebration Schedule!!!

You are invited to come celebrate with us

October 23rd to October 27th 11:00 to 6:00 PM

Five days of sales, giveaways, arts and crafts, prizes, and treats to thanks you all for being such wonderful customers and friends!

Tuesday, October 23rd- Sales, Treats, Giveaways and Felt Sewing: (you do not need to call ahead) Woodland Creatures and Woodland Creature Masks! ($12 per kit) from 3-6 PM. Ages 8 and up (kids, teens and Adults welcome!) (younger children can participate with glue or an adults help)

Wednesday, October 24th- Sales, Treats, Giveaways and Needle Felting Owls: (Please call ahead) Sculpt a Owl out of wool with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals. From 6:30 to 9PM Cost is $35 (Save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam) Sign up now ! or call for more information (203) 910-9948

Thursday, October 25th- Sales, Treats, Giveaways and Open Painting (you do not need to call ahead) From 3-6 PM stop by and create a beautiful painting! Open to all ages! Wear a smock or old shirt! Cost is $10 per canvas!

Friday, October 26th- Sales, Treats, Giveaways and Haunted House Sculptures! (you do not need to call ahead) Drop in betwen 1 and 6PM to build a haunted house just in time for Halloween! Cost is $20 per person!

Saturday, October 27th- Sales, Treats, Giveaways and Knitting/ Crocheting/ Fiber Bee! (you do not need to call ahead) From 1 to 6 PM Stop in after the Historic Society Walk in South Britian for Hot Cocoa, treats and a real old fashion Knitting Bee! Bring whatever you are working on and meet some friends and work on your project! Sale on Local yarn!

Please join us! Its going to be fun! Also Guess How Many Buttons are in our Button Jar to win a prize!!! The Golden Button 600 South Britain Road, Southbury, CT (203) 910-9948 http://www.goldenbuttonshop.com

Hope to see you there!!!!

October!!!

 

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!!!

Weekdays:

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!!!

 

 Weekends!!!!

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