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!!!

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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!!!

  

Finger Paints and Raccoons!

On Fridays we offer a little Mommy and Mini Classes! With all non toxic and fun art projects for little ones!

This week the kids used homemade fingerprints!!!

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There are still spaces available in August 25ths Needle Felting Raccoons Class.

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

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals teaches you how to create a super cute sculpture out of wool!

Call (203) 910-9948 email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com or stop by to hold a spot!

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This Week at The Golden Button

The Golden Button will be open tomorrow (Tuesday, July 9th) from 11-5 PM.

There is so much going on this week!

There are still a few spaces left in this weeks Little Kids Camp….

  • Week Two- Fairies and Gnomes! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM Little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Make fairy accessories, gnome houses, make a toadstool, practice drawing, and much much more!

Little Kid Camp meets July 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th

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This camp is FULL…

  • Week Two- Fantasy Camp (Ages 8 and up)

This mini camp is for kids who love fantasy. Learn how to draw fantastic creatures, dragons, fairies, gnomes and much more. Then make a beautiful whimsical painting and create toadstools, and much much more! This is going to be fun!

Fantasy Camp meets July 9th, 10th , 11th and 12th  from 5-6 PM

 

Next week is Paper Mache Camp… Which is currently full. 

There are spaces in other summer camps!

 

  • This Wednesday evening is Needle Felting Owls (Large ones… the size of a real Screech Owl)
  • This Friday we begin our Mommy and Mini Classes
  • and this Sunday is Needle Felting Goats or Llamas!

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Please visit our Facebook page for updates and check our Needle Felting page and our Summer 2013 page for other classes and workshops!!

Closed for the week of the 4th!

The Golden Button will be closed next week for vacation.

You may still contact us by phone (203) 910-9948 and email (goldenbuttonshop.com).

If you would like to shop by appointment call to set up a time.

We will reopen Tuesday July 9th at 11 AM. Have a beautiful wonderful week!!!!

 

We have lots and lots of wonderful classes coming up! Sign up now (Many Mini Summer Camps are already full!)

There are 4 spaces left in Needle Felting “Giant” Owls. (They are the size of Screech Owls) and spaces in our New Mommy and Mini classes on Fridays in July.

Needle Felting: Owls

Wednesday, July 10th from 6:30-9:30 PM

Cost is $45 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

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We are also offering a Summer Felting Forum:

Come and needle with a community of fellow felters. Guidance offered.  For $10 Bring your own project to work on (the 2nd item in a kit that you haven’t gotten to yet or an original design, perhaps?) or for an additional $15-$20 purchase a new kit to begin with guidance. 6:30pm-9ish? Remember to bring your needles and foam and anything you’ve created to share. 

Needle Felting: Goats or Llamas

Sunday, July 14th 1-3:30 PM

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

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Needle Felting: Raccoons

Sunday, August 25th 1-3:00 PM

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

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Mommy and Mini Classes

Fridays are Mommy and Mini classes at The Golden Button. We will meet from 12:30- 1:00 PM in July. 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!

Cost is $40 for 4 weeks July 12, 19, 26th and August 2nd.

Space is limited call (203) 910-9948 or email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com to hold a space.

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