The Golden Button!!!

Hello there… Today on this lovely snow day… here in Connecticut… We are fixing up our website and working on a program so that you can sign up for classes right here on the website…. and making cooking and hopefully sewing some fun samples for upcoming classes… in a little while 🙂

Here are some pictures of some of our classes from the last few days… Hand sewing, guided painting, a bachelorette! (Yeah Karla!) and  some Valentine Making!!!

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We have soooo much fun! Here is the new schedule for March….. Click here to see it! We will be adding some other fun workshops and events soon! Please sign up for these classes!

Don’t forget we have Needle Felting Horse this month!

*Sunday, February 22nd 2-5 PM: Horses


Join us at the Golden Button on Sunday February 22nd at 2 pm to create 3-D pony sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In February’s class students will create a 4″, 3 dimensional felted pony or horse. Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam) To register call Kate at the Golden Button at 203-910-9948.





So many new classes to pick from!!!!!

Visit our new CALENDAR page to see the calendars for the next few months to see what is happening at The Golden Button!

Here are a few new classes just posted for you!!!!


Hello! Stay at home parents…. This one is for you!!!!

-Homemade Gift Classes!

It is never too early to start thinking about the Holidays! Whether you have little children or lots of siblings and friends, we will create a wonderful thoughtful handmade treasured gift!
Each class we will focus on a new gift!

Sign up for one class, one session or the entire series!
This is a great way to be guided through projects you aren’t ready to do alone! We will create several projects then you can pick other ones you like!

-Homemade Gifts: Session One
Wednesday Mornings from 11AM-12 PM at The Golden Button
Session one: Meets October 1, 8, 15, and 22nd

Create one of a kind printed shirts, bags pillow cases, create a personalized piece of art out of a family or favorite photo (Photo Transfers!) and More projects to pick from!

-Homemade Gifts: Session two:
Meets October 29, November 5th, 12th, and 19th

Crochet week: Make a easy cowl or scarf, and Make toys! (Plus lots of projects to Pick from!)

– Homemade Gifts: Session Three:
November 26th, December 3, 10, and 17th

Make some gifts for the men and the boys!!! Make a lamp, Make a wooden sign, Make a chalk board and more projects to pick from!

Sign up for one session $125
Sign up for one Class $35
Sign up for all 3 sessions for $330.

We will have many supplies for you… But some projects will require that you bring in a little something special… for example… The photos transfer project for Session One…. An enlarged photo from home.



-Sewing Machine Class


Monday from 5-6 PM

September 29, October 6,13, and 20th

Bring your sewing machine and learn how to use it! Create your project of choice! First session we will jump right in with a easy project! Then we will pick a project of your choice to continue learning! Please bring a sewing machine, and your manual.

Cost is $75 plus $10 supply fee for thread and material for your first project!


 -Sewing Class: Create an AWESOME BAG

Thursdays from 11:45- 12:45

September 25th, October2, 9th, and 16th

Learn how to create this very awesome bag! Class runs for 4 sessions and meets for 1 hour. Learn how to create a pattern, use your machine, techniques for sewing, and learn how to make buttonholes. Please bring your machine, a buttonhole foot, and your owner manual. When you sign up we will send you a list of materials via email. This class is perfect for beginners or advanced beginners! (This is an excellent holiday gift! I know its early… but trust me… all your friends want one!)

Cost is $75 plus $5 supply fee for thread and material for your first project!


-Crochet Basics at Night

Thursdays from 5-6 PM

September 25th,October 2, 9, 16

Learn to crochet! Remember those blankets your grandma used to make? Learn how to make one! Learn basic crochet stitches and learn how to use them! This is the perfect time of year to learn to make a blanket for a new baby or a little one in your life or maybe one for yourself! We will supply hooks and some yarn.

Cost is $75 plus $10 supply fee



-Little Kids Afternoon Classes

Wednesdays from 1-1:45 PM

October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 (5 Sessions!)

Little children have fun explore different art mediums and creating art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! We will create some art supplies in class! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters may join!

Cost: $80 plus $16 supply fee

Drop in to this class: $20


Autumn Art! 

Fridays from 5:30-6:30 PM

October 3, 10, 17th and 24th

Friday Night Art is the best! Join us on Fridays in October to create awesome Fall inspired artwork! Create 3-d Paintings, Leaf art, Nature Sculptures and much more! Explore the colors of Autumn and have lots of fun!

Cost is $65 plus $14 supply fee

There are also some awesome Workshops on Friday Nights in October!!!!!

Like Guided Kids Painting, Family Pizza Cooking night and Paint and Cocktail nights!  


Re- Vamping The Golden Button!!!


OKAY JUST AS PROMISED… here are some pictures of the revamp process!
Moving stuff around and cleaning up ♥ Working on the new class schedule!
The shop is closed for a few weeks! Visit for upcoming classes and workshops and to book a birthday party!



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Some upcoming classes:

Crocheting Basics!

Learn how to crochet!!! Learn to read patterns and apply your new stitches to make hats, scarves, blankets!!! Easy for beginners… Also open to advanced beginners or for crocheters who need a little refresher!!! 

This class begins on Wednesday,  January 22nd, 29th, and February 5th from 6:30- 8 PM

Cost is $50 plus $10 supply fee.  (Supply fee does not including the cost of the yarn for your project! Discounts on yarn during class session or you can bring your own!)


Needle Felting with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals

Needle Felting: Pigs

2-4:30 PM is on Sunday, January 26th, 2014!!!

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

Needle Felting: Wall Hangings

6:30- 9ish PM on Thursday, January 30th, 2014!

Cost is $40 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!)

Needle Felting: Chickadees

6:30- 9ish PM on Thursday, January 30th, 2014!

Cost is $40 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!)

Needle Felting: Large Owls!!

(size of an actual Screech Owl!)

Day one: February 9th from 1- 5 PM cost is $50! (save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles!)

Day two: February 23rd from 1-5 PM to finish your owl ($25)


Simply Local CT Article and Video!

You may have voted for us in the Simply Local CT poll a few weeks ago….

The Golden Button was voted 2nd Favorite Gift Shop in Connecticut!!!!

We were very lucky to be visited by the wonderful guys at Simply Local CT!!!

Read the Article Here!!!!

I’m not going to lie… I am pretty excited since The Golden Button isn’t even One Year Old YET!!!! I would say that was because we have the greatest friends and customers in the whole world.