New Crochet Classes and Valentine Making

Happy Snow Day. The Golden Button is closed today… all classes have been rescheduled. I have a lot to share with you….. New Classes are being posted now….

 -Crocheting Basics! 
Learn how to crochet!!! Learn to read patterns and apply your new stitches to make hats, scarves, or blankets!!! Easy for beginners… Also open to advanced beginners or for crocheters who need a little refresher!!! or Continue learning!!! Work at your own pace!
This class begins on Wednesday, February 19th, 26th, March 5th and March 12th from 6:30- 8 PM
Cost is $65 (If you need to buy a kit: $10 supply fee. Bring your own yarn!!)
 Let me know if you would like to sign up!
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Join us on Saturday from 11-4 for Valentine Making, Treats, giveaways and more!!!

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Re- Vamping The Golden Button!!!

 

OKAY JUST AS PROMISED… here are some pictures of the revamp process!
Moving stuff around and cleaning up ♥ Working on the new class schedule!
The shop is closed for a few weeks! Visit 
www.goldenbuttonshop.com for upcoming classes and workshops and to book a birthday party!

 

 

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Some upcoming classes:

Crocheting Basics!

Learn how to crochet!!! Learn to read patterns and apply your new stitches to make hats, scarves, blankets!!! Easy for beginners… Also open to advanced beginners or for crocheters who need a little refresher!!! 

This class begins on Wednesday,  January 22nd, 29th, and February 5th from 6:30- 8 PM

Cost is $50 plus $10 supply fee.  (Supply fee does not including the cost of the yarn for your project! Discounts on yarn during class session or you can bring your own!)

 

Needle Felting with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals

Needle Felting: Pigs

2-4:30 PM is on Sunday, January 26th, 2014!!!

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

Needle Felting: Wall Hangings

6:30- 9ish PM on Thursday, January 30th, 2014!

Cost is $40 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!)

Needle Felting: Chickadees

6:30- 9ish PM on Thursday, January 30th, 2014!

Cost is $40 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!)

Needle Felting: Large Owls!!

(size of an actual Screech Owl!)

Day one: February 9th from 1- 5 PM cost is $50! (save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles!)

Day two: February 23rd from 1-5 PM to finish your owl ($25)

 

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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Mother’s Day @ The Golden Button

Stop by The Golden Button for some special Mother’s Day gifts! All local and Handmade!!!

We also are having drop in Mother’s Day Craft Making this week!!!

Stop in between noon and 5 PM everyday this week till to make a special craft for Mother’s Day!!! (cost is $12) You can make mugs, tea cups, or garden stones! (Leave them overnight to be varnished or heat set)

All ages are welcome!

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Poor and Pretty

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Kate Stephen Jewelry

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Lavender Dawn Jewelry

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Red Barn Original- Needle Felting kits and supplies

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Olive My Skin and Jewelry by Mary Comunale

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Pottery By Deb McNulty

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Marji Mitchell Gourds

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Karen Lucid Ceramic Jewelry

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Cards and Stationary by Bradleigh Huizinga

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Felt Flower Pins by Rebecca Taylor

* Rebecca is teaching a Felt Flower Pin Workshop at The Golden Button on May 30th!

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Cap Catchers

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Art by Alyssa

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Local yarns and fibers

May Classes!

May Classes and Events

May classes and workshops!!

  • Mother’s Day Gift Making  (DROP IN)

Bring your children to create beautiful one of a kind gifts for Mother’s Day! Cost is $12 per gift. Stop in between 12 and 5 PM on the following days to create garden stones, tea cups or mugs for your aunts, mothers, grandmas, nanas and other loves ones.

 

Wednesday, May 8 

Thursday, May 9

Friday, May 10

Saturday, May 11

 

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  • Mother’s Day Party

 

Sunday, May 12th

From 2-4 PM

Create a beautiful painting with your mom!!! Enjoy some tea, snacks and treats!  Everyone will get a canvas and paints and we will guide you through a beautiful spring painting!

Cost is $28 for one adult and one child/or teen.

(Add $10 per additional child)

 

  • Little Kids Art

Thursdays from 1-1:45

May 9, 16, 23 and 30th

Ages 3-5

Children art classes…

Projects include nature art, toad houses, and designing, planting and decorating mini gardens.

Cost is $55 plus  $15 supply fee

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  • Mommy and Mini Class

Fridays are Mommy and Mini class 11:30 to12:15 Everyone is welcome… All Activities are appropriate for baby, todders, 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 $50 for 4 weeks

May 9, 16, 23 and 30th

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  • Friday Afternoons Open Art (DROP IN)

Drop in for open artwork! All ages can explore different art mediums and styles each week. Drop in anytime between 1-5 PM.  $14 per child! 

 

 

  • Adult Paint

 

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!

BYOB each week 7-9 PM

Friday, May 10th: Learn how to paint a beautiful landscape

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. (Sign up for one or sign up for all 4 for $75!!!!)

Space is limited! Cost covers all supplies!
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Classes and Workshops for Easter and Spring!

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Here are some excellent classes and workshops coming soon at The Golden Button….  Don’t forget to stop by we
have excellent local handmade Easter basket items… Including limited edition screen printed Spring Critters,
beautiful terrariums…. and much more.
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  • Wooden Easter Egg Painting

Saturday, March 16, 23rd and 30th

Time: Between 12:00 to 5:00 PM
Stop in and paint beautiful wooden Easter eggs that will last forever!
Call ahead to hold eggs or just stop in! All ages are welcome to come!!! Wear an old t-shirt or smock!
Cost is $6 per egg. (Leave them overnight to be varnished!)
  • Beginners Embroidery Sampler (ages 8 and up)
            5:00 to 5:45 PM
Learn basic stitches and how to make a stitch sampler. We will also begin to make items with
embroidered details that you can really use! This historical art is getting more and more popular! Design your own
sampler and take home your own embroidery kit!
Fridays in March 15th , 22nd, and 29th.
Cost is $45 plus $15 supply fee

Winter Arts and Crafts

Here are some photos from last Fridays Winter Arts and Crafts Class…

The Kids learned how to “Wet Felt”

A felting technique where you use water and soap….then, agitate the wool by hand or with basic tools. We used local alpaca and sheep wool to make our artwork.

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We began Winter Paintings

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 The Golden Button was nominated for several categories including…. Favorite Kid’s Craft Workshop

in Macaroni Kids Family Favorites Survey 2013

Click here to participate in the survey!

New Needle Felting Classes!!

Due to lots of interest from lots of lovely people….

We will be adding additions Needle Felting Classes!!!

 

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  • FULL: Owls/ Penguins: Learn to make your choice of a owl or a penguin sculpture out of wool with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals. Use special barbed needles and wool.

Sunday, January 20th             3-5PM                      Cost: $35 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

  • NEW!!!: Owls/ Penguins: Learn to make your choice of a owl or a penguin sculpture out of wool with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals. Use special barbed needles and wool.

Sunday, January 27th                2-4PM                    Cost: $35 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

Needle Felting Supplies and Classes

We are all stocked up on Needle Felting supplies from Red Barn Originals and Rowanwood Farm in Newtown, CT.

Stop by get local fibers and new needles or pick from our large selection of Needle Felting Kits!

 

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Here is the most updated photo of my Giant Chalk Board….

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There are still a few spaces in our Needle Felting classes….

Needle Felting

  • Owls/ Penguins: Learn to make your choice of a owl or a penguin sculpture out of wool with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals. Use special barbed needles and wool.

Sunday, January 20th (time to be announced)                    Cost: $35 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

  • Squirrels and Chipmunks: Learn to make your choice of a squirrel or chipmunks sculpture out of wool with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals. Use special barbed needles and wool.

Sunday, February 24th from 2-4 PM                                       Cost: $35 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

 Email, call or stop by to hold a space in one of these wonderful classes. 
goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com or (203) 910-9948

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