Some Photos and Special Events!

Just a reminder… there is still time to sign up for these great events!!!!

-Parent/ Child Paint Night at Bent of the River! Friday, August 21st from 6-8 PM (This EVENT is at BENT OF THE RIVER in Southbury)

Join us at the Bent Barn to create a very cool painting of your favorite local animals or birds! We will use Acrylic paint so wear your old clothes and remind your favorite little person to do the same!!!! Cost is $60 a pair (one adult and one child!) $75 for a pair and an extra child! Cost includes supplies and snacks! (Everyone gets their own canvas!) Please meet in the Bent Barn. (Please contact The Golden Button to register)

-Kids Landscape Painting Day! (Ages 7 & up) Saturday, August 22nd from 2-4PM (This EVENT is at BENT OF THE RIVER in Southbury)

Meet us at the Bent Barn. We will be going on a little adventure to create a beautiful landscape painting or two. Children will be using acrylic paint and may be sitting on the ground so wear your old clothes and bring a mat or a blanket to sit on if the ground is wet! Cost is $25 plus a $12 supply fee. (Bring a friend and you both save $5!!!!)

–Needle Felting Hedgehogs or Otters: Wednesday, August 26th: 7:00 PM to 9:30PM (At The Golden Button in Woodbury)

Join us at the Golden Button on Wednesday, August 26th at 7 PM to create 3-D Hedgehog sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In this class students will create a 3 dimensional felted hedgehogs! You will have enough materials to make another one!!!
Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam)

To register call Kate at the Golden Button at 203-910-9948 or email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com

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New Email Address!

Okay!!! Here it is….. You may now contact us at our new email address:

info@goldenbuttonshop.com 

(please add us to your contact list so you may receive emails or check in the trash folder. If you would like to receive emails… but are not… please email us or leave your email address and name in a message on Facebook to be included in our list!)

You may also contact us by phone (203)910-9948.

If you have contacted us and have not had a response, we apologize…. It has been happening a lot. Sorry Sorry Sorry! If you have tried to sign up for a class and have not had a response.. Please feel free to call again and check in with us. Reminders will be sent out for upcoming classes today.
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We have a bunch of new classes beginning this week! Please contact us now to get information and to join us!

at Bent of the River in Southbury:

Nature Art for Kids,

Crochet for pre-teen to adult,

Sunset Painting for pre-teen to adult

(Note* Please keep in mind that we do have special permission to drive up to the Barn at Bent of the River for classes!)

We just posted a Llama hike, a llama life drawing class and Nature art at Rowanwood Farm in Sandy Hook

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and for all those of you who have been wanting sewing classes

We just sent out the email with new sewing classes…..

These classes meet at CAST Preschool

 

 

-Embroidery Basics for Pre-Teens to Adults

 

Learn to create pictures and designs while hand sewing. Add embellishments to pillows, clothes, bags and blankets! This class is excellent for adding an artistic touch to already made items! These basic techniques can be used to make a sampler or a finished piece for clothing! So much fun! You can create anything!

Class is great for pre- teens to adults! We will learn our stitches then learn how to apply them!

Cost is $70 plus $15 supply fee.

 

Fridays evenings 5:00 to 5:45 PM

 

July 11th, 18th, 25th and August 1st

 

 

Beginners Machine Sewing

 

 

Fridays 6:00- 6:45 PM

July 11th, 18th, 25th and August 1st

 

Sewing class for beginners and slightly advanced beginners…

Kate Gorham teaches you how to use your 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! We are fun summer projects

Cost is $70 plus $5 supply fee (We will supply thread and practice material. You will receive information about what to bring with you, so you can pick the fabric you love!)

 

 

Adult Painting Class!

 

Friday July 18th from 7-9 PM

 

Have a great night out with your friends. Painter and teaching artist, Kate Gorham, of The Golden Button, will guide you through a painting. We will work step by step to create a sky painting with hot air balloons!

 

Class meets Friday, July 18th from 7-9 PM

At CAST Preschool

124 South Pomperaug Ave., Woodbury, CT

Cost is $45 covers all supplies and snacks. Bring a friend and you both save $5!!! (BYOB)

 

Space is limited!!!! Call (203) 910-9948

Email info@ goldenbuttonshop.com

Visit our website www.goldenbuttonshop.com

Or our http://www.facebook.com/thegoldenbutton

 

 

 

 

Crafternoon and Fall Classes!!!

Lots and lots of planning going on here today!!!!! We would like to announce the very first Golden Button Crafternoon happening in September!!!!

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!!!! (More info to follow!!!)

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!

Click here for some Fall Fiber Classes!!!

Needle Felting, Crocheting, Knitting and sewing classes for adults and teens!!!

 

Here are some photos from this weekends Needle Felting Raccoons class with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals!!!!

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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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Beginners Machine Sewing!!!

 

We just added this class to our October Schedule!

 

Beginner Sewing on your machine… Ages 10 and up

Monday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30

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.

Sign up now… Space is very limited!

We have new Autumn and Halloween Needle Felting Kits!

We also have lots of wonderful Local Yarn!!! To start your fall knitting projects! On Sale this week for 10% off!

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!!!