August at The Golden Button

Sign up now for Needle Felting Raccoons!!!


Needle Felting: Raccoons on Sunday, August 25th from 1-3:00 PM. Cost is $35 (same $5 if you bring your own needles!) Learn how to create a very cute raccoon sculpture out of wool! 

Incase you haven’t signed up yet… Here is the Mini Summer Camp Schedule for August!!!

Week Six- Adventure Week (Ages 6 and up)
Take an adventure… Learn about maps and make your own… discover different environments and make art based on them! Get your photo taken in a far off land!

Adventure week begins on August 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th from 5-6 PM

Week Six- Little Kids Adventure! (Ages 3-5)
From 3-3:45 PM little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Children will create all sorts of art based on adventures! Explore a coral reef, what is on top of the mountain, who lives in a cave? Kids make a map, an adventure collage, a painting and a sculpture!

Little kids Adventure week begins on August 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th from 3-3:45 PM

Week Seven – Arts and Crafts Camp (ages 6 and up)
Children will learn crafts from traditional summer camps! Make wind chimes, paint rocks, draw pictures, send mail and sooo much more!

Arts and Crafts week is August 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th! From 4:30—5:30 PM

Week Eight- Summer Night Camp (Ages 4 and up)
Listen to the summer night sounds, Create a giant bug that really glows, make trees in the night, and a nocturnal animal! Lots of painting and glow in the dark fun! And maybe some outer space art too!!!

Summer Night Camp begins on August 20th- the 23rd from 5-6 PM

call (203) 910-9948, message or email ( to sign up!


We are also currently working on new sewing machine classes, more needle felting classes and much much more!!!

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We Like to Party!

Here at The Golden Button… We like to party!

Here is a wonderful celebration we had this weekend for Emily!!! Happy Birthday Emily!!!





Contact us for more information on Birthday Parties!

Also we would like to share this with you!!! Come by for a class or demonstration and bring a friend!!!

What is going on this week?

Week four: Diorama Camp begins tomorrow!!!

Wednesday and Thursday (1:00 to 3:30) is Open Painting Hours

($10 per canvas, open to all ages) Stop by! You don’t have to call ahead but you should wear a smock or old shirt!

Saturday at 1:00 Knitting and Crocheting Demonstrations! Local Yarn Sale and Alpaca prints!

 Sunday… Needle Felting: Dogs with Rachel Gerowe!

(cost is $35 save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam) Teenagers to Adults!

(I can just keep posting forever… but instead I will leave you with this… There are just a few spaces left in next weeks I Love Jewelry Mini Camp! Let us know if you would like to join!)

Thanks! Night!

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)