Cute Stuff!

There are still a few spaces in Wednesdays Kids Nature Class at Bent of the River in Southbury! Let us know if you would like to join! It will be super fun!

Here are some flyers from the teen and pre teen classes I am teaching at the Woodbury Library next month!!! I can’t wait! We are painting while we look at real desserts! Then maybe if your good you can eat some! No promises! 🙂 paint%20dessert1 paint%20dessert3

Here are a few photos from a really great Pet Portrait Party last week. It was so beautiful out we got to sit outside to paint. What is better than that?

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Sign up now for some Summer fun!!! Kids, teen, and adult classes…June-july2014 June-July2014

Contact us about private classes too…

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Nature Art Classes!


and contact us for custom paintings and murals!


Winter Crafts, Squirrels, Chipmunks and a Puppy



Here are photos from this past weekends class. Chipmunk and Squirrels Needle Felting Class!






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New Needle Felting Class…Ducks and Chicks

just posted….

Sunday, March 17 th from 2-4 PM.

Cost is $35 (save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles) Call (203) 910-9948, email or

stop by to hold a space.


Winter Arts and Crafts class…. Making Paper Mache clay, weaving and making Snowflakes.








We LOVE cute visitors at The Golden Button… Someone special got a new puppy!



Lots of new classes just posted for March! CLICK HERE

New Hours!!!

The Golden Button has New Hours for Fall! We will be open this Sunday!

Beginning this week…

We will be closed on Monday and Tuesday

We will be open from Wednesday- Saturday 11 AM to 6 PM

Open on Sundays from 12 PM to 5 PM

Here are some upcoming classes!!! Sign up now!

Holiday Gift Making Series

  • Kids Holiday Gift Making (November into December)

Fridays from 5:00- 6:00 PM (ages 6 and up)

A four-session gift making class where each week children will learn how to create different gifts for everyone! Week one: we will focus on mothers, Aunts, Grandmas and teachers, Week two: we focus on Dads, Uncles, Grandpas, and other men, Week three: we will make gifts for friends, or siblings and week 4: we will make pet gifts!

November 30, December 7, 14, 21

(Cost is $ 56 plus $15 supply fee)

  • Sewing Holiday Gifts

Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 PM (Teenagers and Adults)

A four-week Sewing class for beginners and advanced beginners learn how to make different gifts for everyone in your life! Bring your own sewing machine to work on. Each week we will create a new gift for the holidays!

Taught by Maura Bergman

Monday, November 12,19th and 26th and December 3rd.

Cost is $75 plus $20 supply fee


  • Learn How to Knit Fingerless Gloves, a Hat or a Scarf!!!

Sunday, November 18th at 2:30 PM- about 5:00 PM

Advanced beginners class: This is a great one session class for beginners or people who know how to knit and purl, and increase or for people who need a refresher course in knitting! Learn how to make perfect knit fingerless Gloves, a Hat or a Scarf!!!! These are wonderful fast gifts perfect for many people in your life. Start your Holiday gift making now!!!

Taught by Patti Clark of Maple View Farm in Orange.

Cost is $35 for the class.

After you sign up we will give you a supply list for the project you pick!

  • Three Part Holiday Card Making

Bradleigh Huzinga of Stationarium will be having a wonderful  Holiday card and tag making workshop.

Wednesday, November 28th, December 5th and December 12th

Two classes:

children: Wednesdays from 6:00-6:45 PM (5 and up)

Adults: Wednesdays from  7:00 – 8:00 PM (adults)(you are welcome to BYOB!)

For November 28: 3 Christmas/holiday cards
For December 5:   6 gift tags
For December 12: 3 mini milk carton treat boxes
Forget buying cards for the holiday that people don’t save… Make your own beautiful paper cards, Bradleigh will walk you through the process and you will have a whole selection of holiday cards and tags just in time for the holiday season! Participants will be able to purchase supplies to make multiples of everything made during the workshops, and may also purchase the stamps used.
Cost $50 per session (3 classes). A $12 supply fee

Today, Tomorrow, and The Next Day

Today was the first day of Little Kid Art Class of October…

If you missed the first class but would like to attend the next three please contact The Golden Button for information.

The children tried all sorts of materials today and had so much fun exploring color mixing, different types of mediums and lots of glue and of course… glitter.

Other classes will include…

bubble art, nature sculptures and much much more!

Tomorrow stop in between 1:00 and 5:00 PM to create beautiful Autumn Prints. We will be creating prints with leaves, and vegetables. Create a beautiful print on Fabric to take home for $10.

The Next Day (Saturday) We will be closed for my cousin Amanda’s Wedding to Kurt!!!! I wish them great happiness and the best of luck! I am so excited to see them get married!!!

Just a reminder….

  • The Beginners Sewing Class will start on Monday.

  •  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.

  • Next week we will be offering Hard Cover Book Making with Dennis and Krissy of Kleiner Eisbar! 

    (teenagers and Adults)

    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

This is going to be a wonderful two part class!

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This weekend at The Golden Button….

Today was our Tiny Art Show!!!!


Sunday at 1 P.M. is our awesome Glass Bead Making Demonstration!!!

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We also have some great new locally made items! There are some perfect gifts for birthdays, new babies, and graduates!

Plus our new series of kids classes begin next week! Don’t forget to sign up for one of our classes!