Rescheduled Sewing Class!

We had to reschedule our Sewing Class to begin next week!!!!

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!!!

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Adult Painting and Sewing Classes!

 

 

There is still time to sign up for Kids/ Beginners Machine Sewing (Begins this Thursday!)
Thursday, May 23rd, May 30th, June 6th and June, 13th 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!!!

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Here are some photos from Friday night. We had Adult Painting…. Paint a bird or owl!

This Friday, May 24th: Paint your favorite flower

Friday, May 31th: Paint your favorite animal!

space is very limited.. Please call (203) 910-9948 or email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com to join us!

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Classes at The Golden Button

Lots of great classes for adults and kids coming up!!!! Needle Felting Frogs on May 16th at 6:30 PM! Adult Painting Classes on Fridays from 7-9 PM, and learn how to make these adorable felt Flower Pins on May 30th at 7 PM.

  • Felt and Fabric Flower Pin Making (Adult and teen)

We will be making these…..

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Rebecca makes these…

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Thursday, May 30th at 7:00 PM

Create felt and fabric flower pins with Rebecca Taylor. (You do need to use a hot glue gun.. You may bring your own or we have some!) They are soooo cute! Rebecca makes those beautiful Felt flower pins that we sell at The Golden Button!

Cost is $25 plus $5 supply fee.

  • Kids/ Beginners Machine Sewing

Thursday, May 23rd, May 30th, June 6th and June 13th 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 Paint

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 Come and paint a picture with Miss Kate! You do not need to know how to paint. Come, relax and have fun. Bring a friend and have a drink! Mom’s night out! WE meet from7 to 9 PM (BYOB adults only)

Friday, May 17th: Learn how to paint a bird or Owl.

Friday, May 24th: Learn how to paint your favorite flower.

Friday May 31st: Learn how to paint an animal.

Cost is $25 per night.

Space is limited! Cost covers all supplies!

We also just announced the  Mini Summer Camp Schedule! Sign up now… Classes fill up fast!

Classes, Workshops, Printmaking, and Ornaments

This week at The golden Button….

 

We have some great classes… Beginning on Friday..

  • Kids Holiday Gift Making (Full)

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)

 

On Saturday December 1st we have ORNAMENT PAINTING!!!! 

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!

 

Ask about private parties!!

We are working hard here filling custom orders! 

Make sure you contact us soon to request your custom orders!!!

Custom paintings, custom bags, custom needle felted ornaments and so much more! 

Here are photos from our Holiday Sewing Class!!!
(I have to keep it a secret! )
  
 and here are some photos from a printmaking class I took in Brooklyn last nigh at the Gowanus Print Lab.
   
I’m in love with Screen Printing.

 

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

 

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

Beginners Machine Sewing

Here are some photos from last nights Beginners Machine Sewing Class!

 

There is still time to sign up for knitting Fingerless gloves this Saturday and Needle Felting Witches on Sunday

Don’t forget to stop in between now and the end of October and guess how many buttons are in the jar to win great prizes from the shop!

We are having our One Year Anniversary Celebration from October 23rd to October 27th!!! Check here and follow us on Facebook for more information!!

Some Classes and Workshops for Teens and Adults

Tomorrow (Saturday, October 6th) The Golden Button is closed for a family Wedding!

 

We will be back on Monday evening for The Beginners Machine Sewing Class. You can still sign up for it

(email us at goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com or call (203) 910-9948)

  • 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.

 

Its going to be great!

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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!!!