The Golden Button

  • Artist Demos………On Saturday, August 18th

At 1:00 PM Rose Garbein will demonstrate spinning techniques (Come meet Rose and see how to make your own yarn!!! It is fun and very interesting to watch. Ask questions and learn something fun!!) Rose of Bittersweet Ridge owns a bunch of wonderful Shetland Sheep. Rose teaches Spinning, Knitting, and Needle Felting. She also sells her soaps and her wonderful wool at The Golden Button!!!

3:00 PM Rachel Gerowe will teach you how to needle felt. (Adults and Teenagers please) There is a suggested donation of $5 that will be donated to the Southbury Food Bank. (Rachel will teach you how to make a small insect) You can come even if you have done this before. It is for a great cause!!!

  • Diorama Contest…….. On Friday August 31st drop off your diorama at The Golden Button for our

Diorama Contest!!

(Check out our Diorama Contest page for more info!!)
Prizes will be awarded!!!

Contest is open to all ages!!!

Suggested donation of $5 to enter… Will be donated to The Kitty Connection!!!

Here are some photos from todays Artists Demo with Kate Gorham……Sewing Felt Food
There were three kits to choose from… Milk & Cookies, Cocoa & Marshmallows and Doughnuts!!!


Someone has a milk mustache!!

Felt Food Sewing Kits will be available at The Golden Button next week!!!

We will be announcing a whole bunch of new classes soon!

Including… Adult Painting Classes, Needle Felting, Knitting and crocheting, beginner sewing for girls and boys  7 or 8 and up!  and little kids classes.


Next Saturday….

Beginning next Saturday…. in August we are having some of our favorite artists in the shop doing demonstrations for you….

On Saturday, August 4th

1:00 PM Eileen Gorham and Kate Gorham will be demonstrating crocheting.

Eileen Warner and Ann Deduck of Alpaca Hill Farms in Seymour will show off their knitting skills.  Sale on Local yarn and Alpaca prints by local photographer Pauly Occhialini. (Stop by to say hello and meet the artists)

Saturday, August 11th:

At 1:00 PM Kate Gorham will be demonstrating how to create felt food! Come and learn how to make felt food and get a kit for $12. (children 8 and up) Hand Sewing with needles… (Please call ahead to sign up for this event)

At 3:00 PM Kate Gorham Owner of The Golden Button will be demonstrating painting then for $10 you may create a masterpiece of your own to take home! All Ages welcome

Making Some Books!!!

Today we were so lucky to have Dennis and Krissy of Kleiner Eisbar come to the shop and do some Book Making! My husband and I were very lucky to get to participate in the workshop!!!

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We are offering another Book Making Workshop on August 25th At 3:00 PM Dennis and Krissy of Kleiner Eisbar will have a book binding class: Learn to make a Stab Binding (teenagers and  adults please)(cost is $30 plus $5 supply fee!) (Please call ahead to sign up for this event)