Some Classes and Workshops for Teens and Adults

Tomorrow (Saturday, October 6th) The Golden Button is closed for a family Wedding!


We will be back on Monday evening for The Beginners Machine Sewing Class. You can still sign up for it

(email us at or call (203) 910-9948)

  • Machine Sewing For Beginners (ages 10 and up) 

On Mondays at 5:30 to 6:30 PM

October 8, 15, 22, and 29th

Bring your own machine and manual to The Golden Button on Monday evenings in October and learn basic sewing machine techniques. This is a four-session class. You will learn all sort of things from how to work your machine, cutting a pattern, straight stitch and finishing edges all leading to a pillow as your finished product.  (adults are welcome to come too)

Taught by Maura Bergman

Cost is $75 for a 4-class session plus $16 supply fee.


Its going to be great!

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We Grew Some Crystals on Rocks

Today was our last day of Kid’s Art Adventure Class!

The children made fossils, crystals, and scientific drawings!

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At the end of class there was a large selection of materials, yarn. glue, sequins. markers and some other items that were available for mixed medium pieces of art!

You can sign up now for October Classes!

Needle Felting, spooky drawing, monster making, sewing, Halloween art, and bookmaking!

email us at

to hold spaces!

Hardcover Book Making

The Golden Button is open till 4 PM today for Needle Felting Bats!!! Stop by for a quick visit!!!!

We would like to announce a very special workshop…

Hardcover Book Making with Dennis and Krissy from Kleiner Eisbär

On Thursday, October 11th and 18th from 5:00 to 6:30, join Dennis and Krissy Maksymiw from Kleiner Eisbär for a two-part class in making a hardcover hand-bound Coptic book at The Golden Button in Southbury, CT. Coptic bindings are among the oldest bindings, serving as both structural and decorative facets of a book. (Coptic bound books open and lie completely flat.)

For Teenagers and Adults. This is a two-part class

Cost is $42 plus $5 supply fee

Please sign up ahead of time The Deadline to sign up is October 9th. Please contact The Golden Button before then to hold a space. Space is limited!

(203) 910-9948

or email us at

We had a lovely Mini Autumn Festival. Here is a photo from Saturday.



Photos from Needle Felting Bats today…



Next month we are making Needle Felting Witches! Sign up now spaces fill up quickly!!! Class is October 14th from 2-4 PM at The Golden Button. Cost is $35 (save $5 if you bring your own foam and Needles!)

Call, email or stop by to sign up! (203) 910-9948


Book Making and Mini Summer Camps at The Golden Button

  • Mini Summer Camp Series at The Golden Button…

Since Week One of our Mini Summer camp series: Summer Night Camp filled up so quickly we are offering a second week… During week two

July 17-20th from 5:00-6:00 PM (All ages welcome)
For four days in July, your child will create beautiful creations based on the theme A SUMMER NIGHT. Each Child will create a night sky painting complete with glowing stars, a terrarium for a collection of fireflies, a special pillowcase and their very own up-cycled book.

It is almost full. Please let me know if you would like a spot in that class.

  • Week Two- Sewing Camp

    July 17-20 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Ages 8 and up)
    Introduction to kids sewing. Each child will receive a small sewing kit to learn basic sewing. We will discuss sewing safety and learn how to create simple patterns. Your child will make food and other creations out of felt. Simple basic hand sewing for kids!
    There are still spaces available!

  • Week Three- Art Camp

July 24th-27th from 5:00-6:00 PM (All Ages)

Explore several mediums this week. Get comfortable with pastels, watercolor and create a large 3-D painting. You are going to want to wear a smock! Your child will work at his or her own level. All ages are welcome.

  • Week Four- Diorama Camp

July 31st to August 3rd from 4:00-5:00 PM (Ages 6 and Up)
Your child will build his or her own imaginative world. We will spend the four days for this mini camp planning, designing, and building an interactive diorama with lots of kid friendly materials. We will also spend some time creating characters to use in the diorama.

  • Part of our Christmas in July….