Father’s Day Gift Making and Other Classes

Lots of new things are happening at The Golden Button…


  • Father’s Day Gift Making!!


Beginning this Friday, Saturday and Sunday you can drop by The Golden Button to make some Father’s Day Gifts!!!!! Drop in anytime between noon and 5 PM to create one of a kind gifts for Dad, Grandpa, uncles and other important men in your life!! There are two projects to pick from (Painting project is $14 per project and sculpture project is $15 per project!!!)
Other Father’s Day Gift Making dates: Friday June, 7th and Saturday June 8th then June 12th- 14th. (We will remind you on Facebook) Feel free to call or email for more info! We don’t want to give too much info away to the dads!)

  • New Sewing Classes Begins this Thursday 

Kids/ Beginners Machine Sewing

Thursday, May 30th, June 6th, June, 13th, June 20th at 5:00- 5:45 PM
This sewing class is for beginners and slightly advanced beginners… continue learning and creating at The Golden Button with your own Sewing Machine
Maura Bergman teaches you how to use your new Sewing Machine! Learn basic functions, how to find your way around your Sewing Machine and how to make a basic pattern. This class is excellent for all of you with new machines!
Cost is $65 plus $20 supply fee

Sign up now! space is very limited!!!

  • Adult Painting is full this week.. But sign up for more classes in June!

Saturday, June 8th from 7-9 PM We will be painting farm animals!

Friday, June 14th from 7-9 PM We will be painting a landscape

Friday, June 21st  from 7-9 PM We will be painting a portrait (Head of a person or a pet!)

Friday, June 28th from 7-9 PM We will be painting a tree

Please sign up now space is very limited! Cost is $25 (covers supplies)


  • Learn how to Knit!!!!

New Knitting Class at The Golden Button….
June 4th, June 11th, 18th, and 25th from 6:30- 8:00 PM! Beginners and advanced beginners are welcome. Class is taught by Patti Clark. Learn how to knit, purl, cast on, cast off. Or, if you already know the basics, begin work on a pattern!!! Patti will bring several patterns to pick from! Please bring size 8 or 9 needles and corresponding yarn (or buy yarn here at The Golden Button at a discounted rate!!! 10% off for students!) (June 11th will be an Open Fiber evening…  Cost is $75 for 3 weeks!  (Patti cannot attend on June 11th but you may come out anyway! Bring whatever you are working on and have some refreshments!)
Cost is $75 for 3 weeks! Open Fiber evening will be open to the public.. There is no extra charge!
Please let me know if you would like to join us!!!
  • Mini Summer Camps are filling up quick click here to see the list!!!


  • Week One- Mini Garden Camp (ages 5 and up)

For four days in June, your child will create a beautiful mini garden. Learn how to design them, plant them and make special treasures to decorate them! Each child will create a real mini container garden!

Mini Garden Camp runs June 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th from 5-6 PM

  • Week One- Little Kids Camp! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Children will create all sorts of art based on colors and animals. 3-d art sculptures, wall hangings and paper collage art!

Little Kid Camp runs June 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th from 3-3:45 PM



Holiday Season Things!

Holiday Events, Classes and Parties

Holiday Events and Classes

It is never to early to start preparing for the Holiday Season, especially with so many artists and crafters around. Get ready for  the holidays at The Golden Button… Don’t forget to shop Local and Handmade! We will be open on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Christmas Eve!

We have everything you need for wonderful local and handmade gift giving! We have perfect one of a kind gifts for everyone in your life including personalized/ custom paintings!

Here are some wonderful holiday workshops, classes, and parties we are offering this year!

Order your Paintings Now! Paintings can take up to 2 weeks to finish!

Sign up now….

  • 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 (Begins this coming Monday!)

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! Each week we will work on new projects for the women, Men, Children and pets in your life!

Taught by Maura Bergman

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

Cost is $75 plus $20 supply fee

  • 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 plus a $12 supply fee


Needle Felting:  Old World Santas (Two Dates) 

Sunday, December 9th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Sunday, December 16th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Rachel Gerowe will teach you how to sculpt beautiful Santas with wool and special needles.

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

Open Ornament making

Just Like Last Year!!! Drop in During Open Ornament Making hours and get 3 ornaments for $10! All ages welcome bring your smock!  Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December! Drop in between 12:00 to 5:00!

Private Ornament Making Parties

Plan ahead for private parties in December.

The Golden button will supply everything you will need to host your very own ornament making party! Hot cocoa, crafts supplies, paint, glue and so much more… Including a set of invitations!

Dates are limited book a Party Now!


We can accompdate all ages. Perfect for a little family get together. Adults love these parties just as much as children!

Contact us for pricing and to book your day in advance! goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com


Commissions for The Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner we are beginning to think about the perfect, handmade, one- of -a-kind gifts for the people in our lives…

Kate Gorham, a local, award winning painter and illustrator, will be offering custom paintings.

Have a custom piece of artwork created for you based on a photo of your choice. Kate will paint anything you like….Portraits, Pets, Cars, animals, birds, you name it! We are offering a limited number of commissions before the holidays! Please give us 2 weeks to complete your custom painting.

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Your painting will be made with high quality Acrylic Paints on canvas available in several sizes. Your painting will be varnished when dry. Please select your size at time of order.

Small Paintings (4×4, 6×6, and other similarly sized canvases will be created or $65.00)

Medium Paintings (10x 10 -12×12 to 11x 14 will run $120)

Larger Paintings (18×18, 20x 20 and similar sizes will cost $175)

Extra large paintings and odd shaped canvases can also be created. Please contact us for additional pricing.

50% deposit is needed at time of order. You may pay the remainder of the balance when your painting is picked up.

Please email us at goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com, stop in or call (203) 910-9948 to order your painting. You may email or drop off a photo for approval. Please send a clear photo.