Vacation!!!!

Here we go!!!! The Golden Button is on Vacation till January 23rd! When we return the shop will be all fancy and newly updated! Please visit us here or through our website for updates and new classes and workshops! We also made the space even better for birthday parties and are scheduling parties for February and March!!!! We are very excited about this new year!

New Classes, workshops and parties at The Golden Button!!!

-Machine Sewing Classes

-Learn how to sew with your sewing machine! Wednesday, January 22nd , January 29th, February 5th and 12th at 11:00 AM.

Cost is $60. We will supply practice material and white thread. Please bring your sewing machine and sewing machine manual. We will learn basic sewing techniques then create a project or two! After the first class you will receive few projects to pick from… You will then bring your own material for your projects. This will allow you to pick something that you love!

-Machine Sewing for Kids

-Learn how to sew with your sewing machine! Monday,  January 27th, February 3rd , February 10th and 17th from 4:45-6 PM

Cost is $60. We will supply practice material and white thread. Please bring your sewing machine and sewing machine manual. We will learn basic sewing techniques then create a project or two!

After the first class you will receive few projects to pick from… You will then bring your own material for your projects. This will allow you to pick something that you love!

 -Crocheting Basics!

Learn how to crochet!!! Learn to read patterns and apply your new stitches to make hats, scarves, or 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: Pigs

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Sunday, January 26th

2-4:30ish PM

Learn how to create an adorable sculpture of a pig using wool and special needles!

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

Needle Felting: Wall Hangings

Thursday, January 30th

6:30-9 PM

Learn to create a beautiful flat needle felted wall hanging!

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

-Create a Large Owl Sculpture!!!! (the size of a real screech owl!)

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach this two-part session to create a beautiful realistic owl!

2 class sessions

Session one- Sunday, February 9th from 1-5 PM:

Begin you sculpture! (Cost is $55 save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

Session two- Sunday, February 23rd  at 1 PM

Finish up your owl ($25)

Little Kids Art!

Little kids of all ages are welcome to come and create artwork on Wednesdays at 1 PM!  Explore different paints, build, sculpt and create! Get your hands dirty and have some fun! Moms, Dads, or other caregivers are welcome to have some fun too! (February 5th, 12, 19, and 26th!)

Cost is $55 (includes cost of supplies)

-Valentine Making!!!

On Saturday February 1st  and Saturday February 8th from 11-4 PM. Stop in for a treat, see our new and improved studio space and make some valentines!!!

$12 for a package of blank cards! We will have everything you need to create beautiful creative valentines!!! All ages are welcome to come and create your own valentines for someone special!!!

*Special rates for people who want to create handmade valentines for their whole class!!! ($25 Email us ahead and bring your class list!!!)

or contact us about having your own valentine making party!!!!

-Kids Drawing and Painting (Ages 6 and up)

Saturdays in February from 4:30-5:30 PM

Cost is $60 (plus $10 for Supplies)

Practice drawing, focus on composition and design, create pictures and then make them into beautiful finshed artwork!!! This class is great for kids who love art!!!

 While we are on vacation:

You may still sign up for classes… Please email us to hold a space for you… goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com

or call and leave a message at (203) 910-9948

Please know…..We will call or email confirm you space in a class prior to your class beginning. We will have minimum email and phone service… but we will be checking messages when we return. Thank you!!!

New classes, workshops and events at The Golden Button!!

OH HELLO! It has been an extremely busy couple of weeks around here! I have been promising to post some of the upcoming events at The Golden Button… So here is a bunch and there are more to come…..

New classes, workshops and events at The Golden Button!!

 

  • Machine Sewing Classes

 

Pull your machine out and learn how to sew! Maura Bergman is teaching basic and beginner sewing.  Class starts on Wednesday, November 27th at 11 AM! Bring your machine and manual and Maura will guide you through learning how to sew! Basic sewing, creating a project, and simple patterns! Great for beginners or people who have not sewn in years!

 

Class meets Wednesday, November 27th, December 4th, and December 11th at 11 AM at The Golden Button! Cost is $75

 

We will pick a project to work on during class!

 

 

  • Crocheting Basics!

 

Learn how to crochet!!! In the first class learn several stitches and practice! Then create a beautiful scarf in the next two classes! You will have a beautiful warm winter scarf to keep for yourself or give as a gift!

This class begins on Tuesday, November 26th, December 3rd and December 10th! At 6:30 PM

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

 

 

 

 

  • Kids Thanksgiving Center Pieces!

 

Sign up to create a beautiful holiday centerpiece! Children will create an amazing turkey sculpture to decorate your Thanksgiving table! Cost is $15 per centerpiece! All ages are welcome but some younger children will need help to finish their project!

 

Call, email or drop in to request a turkey! Turkey sculpture bases are made in advance for each child!  We cannot guarantee you a turkey sculpture base if you do not sign up in advance!

 

Friday November 22nd, Saturday, November 23rd, and Sunday November 24th from 11 AM to 4 PM!

 

 

 

  • Getting ready for the Holidays at The Golden Button!

Visit us to get beautiful locally handmade items and gifts! We have everything you need to stuff a stocking or find a special thoughtful gift while supporting local artists this holiday season! Order your custom paintings for the holidays and remember everything we sell is local and handmade and sometimes one of a kind!!!

 

  • Visit us on Small Business Saturday!!!!! November 30th! From 10-5 PM

Giveaways, sales, new items, treats, ornament making, and much more!!!! Shop local support handmade!!!!

  • Ornament Making is back!!!!!!!!!!!

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All ages are welcome to drop into The Golden Button to create beautiful wooden ornaments that will last for years to come! Wear a smock or old shirt! Lots of fun!!!

Cost is $12 for 3 ornaments.  From noon to 5 PM

November 29th! (From 11-3 PM)

November 30th! (From 11-4 PM)

Sunday, December 1st

Wednesday, December 11th

Thursday, December 12th

Friday, December 13th

Saturday, December 14th

Sunday, December 15th  (noon to 4 PM)

Wednesday, December 18th

Thursday, December 19th

Friday, December 20th

Saturday, December 21st

Sunday, December 22nd

Monday, December 23rd

Tuesday December 24th (noon to 4 PM)

  • Make your own Holiday Gifts!!!

Kids ages 5 and up can create special gifts for everyone in their family!!!  Wednesday nights 4th 11th and 18th in December!

Time 5:00 to 6:15 PM

Cost is $55 we will make 4 different types of gifts!!!

(Supply fee is $16)

Crafternoon and Fall Classes!!!

Lots and lots of planning going on here today!!!!! We would like to announce the very first Golden Button Crafternoon happening in September!!!!

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!!!! (More info to follow!!!)

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!

Click here for some Fall Fiber Classes!!!

Needle Felting, Crocheting, Knitting and sewing classes for adults and teens!!!

 

Here are some photos from this weekends Needle Felting Raccoons class with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals!!!!

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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)