Valentine Painting Giveaway!!!

Since it is February and since it is a snow day…. Lets do a Valentine Giveaway!!!!!! Sooooooooo Many of you know Miss Kate from The Golden Button likes to paint ANIMALS IN SCARVES!!!!!
*****If you want one for Valentine’s Day….. LIKE our post on Facebook… Comment on it and Share it with your friends….. One (or maybe more of you!) will win a painting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(for another chance to win…. send us a valentine at The Golden Button 122 South Pomperaug ave #7 in Woodbury, CT 06798)

Ready GO!!!!

 

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Fall at The Golden Button

Visit us tomorrow (September 7th) at the Fall Fine Arts Festival in Southbury!!!!!

10-4 PM at the Southbury Green!

(The shop will be closed during the event)

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We are getting ready to Celebrate our Second Anniversary!!!

Starting next week…. You will have the chance to win a custom painting or portrait (Value $150)

(winner will be chosen at random at the end of October)

One chance to win with each purchase at The Golden Button!!!

2nd anniversary

We have lots of new items….

Cotton Shower Scrubbies!!!!

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Fall Class and Workshop Schedule!!!

Kids Classes and Workshops

  • Mommy and Mini Classes

Fridays in September: 20th, 27th, October 4th and 11th from 1:00 to 1:30 PM

Cost is $40

Fridays are Mommy and Mini classes at The Golden Button. We will meet from 1:00 to 1:30 PM. everyone is welcome… All activities are appropriate for baby, toddlers, and little ones. (All materials are non-toxic and safe for love bugs) You are welcome to bring a booster seat or just sit with your little one. We will explore lots of colors and textures with fun and safe materials! A little messy but a lot of fun!

  • Little Kids Art (ages 3 to 5 years old)

Fridays in September: 20th, 27th, October 4th and 11th from 2:00 to 2:45 PM

Cost is $50 plus a $10 supply fee

Little kids explore autumn through art! Create giant leaves, make a tree, print with wood, create Fall Jewelry, mix colors and make paintings. Lots of fun!!!!!

 

 

  • 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!!!!

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!

 

  •             Knitting at Your Own Pace

October 11, 18, and 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Cost is $75

Knitting Class with Patti Clark of Maple View Farm. This class is open to beginners as well as advanced beginner. Learn how to knit, use this class as a refresher course or just go to the next step. Patti will be there to teach you how to knitting, purling, casting on and off and how to read patterns. Go at your own pace… and get better at knitting!!!

This class will meet on Friday Evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 PM beginning October 11th at The Golden Button.

(Please bring knitting needles, yarn and projects that you need help on!)

 

  •             How to Crochet

October 11, 18, and 25 from 5:00 to 6:15 PM

Cost is $55

Beginners Crochet Class. This class is open to beginners as well as advanced beginner. Learn how to crochet, use this class as a refresher course or just go to the next step. Learn lots of crochet stitches, how to read patterns, and make something warm and fuzzy!

This class will meet on Friday Evenings from 5:00 to 6:15 PM beginning October 11th at The Golden Button.

(Crochet hooks and practice yarn will be provided)

  • Upcoming Sewing Classes….

Coming soon!

Upcoming Needle Felting Classes…

  •             Needle Felting: Sharks and other Fish

September 22nd from 2-4 PM

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

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach you how to create a beautiful sculpture with wool and special barbed needles. Make a shark or your favorite fish!

Cost $35 includes materials to make a shark or other fish in class and one or several more at home, depending on the size fish you choose to make. (Bring your own needles and foam and save $5)

           

  • Needle Felting: Swans or Canadian Goose

October 27th from 2-4 PM

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

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach you how to create a beautiful swan with wool and special barbed needles. (Enough materials to make one at home too!!)

          

  •   Needle Felting: Moose or Deer

November 17th from 2-5ish PM

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

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach you how to create a moose or deer sculpture with wool and special barbed needles.

           

  • Needle Felt a Creche! 

Creche Opportunity- Thursday evenings at 6:30-9:30 in October and November

Make your own “child friendly” creche out of wool.  Each class includes instructions and materials to make several items. Sign up for one class or several. Sign up for all 5 sessions for $150 and save!


Cost (bring own needles)


October 3rd: Mary Joseph and Baby Jesus $40 ($35)


October 10th: Sheep and shepherds           $40 ($35)

October 17th: Multitude of Angels               $40 ($35)


November 14th: 3 Kings & gifts                     $40 ($35)

November 21st: Finishing Forum               $25

 

Email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com, call (203) 910-9948, or stop by The Golden Button to let us know you would like to join!!!

  

One Year Anniversary Celebration!!

 

Join us at The Golden Button during out One Year Anniversary Celebration. Treats, giveaways and so much great stuff!!!! Make sure to swing by, get a jump on holiday shopping, and say hello!!!

 

Here are a few photos from… Make a Monster or Stuffed Animal…

    

A Vampire Cat and a Fox

Next Friday… come to the shop to make Animal Totem Amulets to wear or keep with you!

   

A doll and a bear

Diorama Contest!

Important news… The Golden Button will be accepting Dioramas till next Friday (September 7th) at 6PM. We have decided to postpone our fundraiser till next weekend on Saturday, September 8th at 1:00 PM so that more people can participate. I hope that this doesn’t cause too much conflict. Please consider joining us to help raise money for The Kitty Connection!!!

 

Next Saturday….Treats, punch and awards will be given!!!

To raise money for The Kitty Connection!

Also stop by to guess how many buttons are in our button jar!!!

And sign up for a class in September…(classes don’t begin till the week of September 11th) There are still spaces in our Sewing Class on Wednesdays,

there are still spots in Adult Art Classes on Thursday!! There are Image Transferring classes on Fridays.

And you can stop by on any Thursday in September for Open Painting Hours!!!!

Here are some photos from a private Image Transferring class…

Gel medium transfers…

On Fridays:

Image Transferring (kids ages 6 to 12)

4:30 to 5:15 PM.  Learn fun ways to transfer printed image! During this three-session class we will learn some fun transfer techniques. First we will create a gel medium transfer and next we will transfer old animal drawings using wintergreen oil, then finally we will create a beautiful piece of artwork by transferring a drawing we make ourselves. (Gel medium, wintergreen oil, and acrylic paint will be used. Please wear old clothes or a smock)

Image Transferring (Teenagers to Adult)

5:30 to 6:15 PM.

Learn fun ways to transfer printed image! During this three-session class we will learn some fun transfer techniques. First we will create a gel medium transfer and next we will transfer old animal drawings using wintergreen oil, then finally we will create a beautiful piece of artwork by transferring a photo you took yourself onto a canvas (Gel medium, wintergreen oil, and acrylic paint will be used. Please wear old clothes or a smock)

September 14,21,28

Taught by Kate Gorham

(Cost is $ 45 plus a $10 Supply fee)

Needle Felting…
We are also offering Needle Felting Bats on Sunday, September 23rd from 2-4 PM!!!! Come make a spooky bat sculpture out of wool with Rachel Gerowe!!!  Cost is $35 (save $5 if you bring your own needles!!!) Teenagers and adults please!!!
sign up now space is limited!!!