Ukrainian Egg Decorating!

Today was Pysanky Class with Marcus Klimm! We had so much fun! Next weeks class is already full. But feel free to contact us to get on a waiting list incase any spaces open up. 🙂

We did decide to have a Kids Pysanky Class!!!! Same class but with no wax melting. Safer for the kids!

Kids Pysanky Workshop

(Ukrainina Egg Decorating)

Date: Saturday, March 22nd

Time: 2:30 PM to 3:30 ish!

Cost is $20 plus a $5 supply fee.

Learn the symbolism in Pysanky and decorate several eggs to take home!

(No flames or hot wax! This class is open to kids!)

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Open Art, Pysanky, Knitting, and Needle Felting

We have a ton of new things going on here at The Golden Button…

Here are a few things you might be interested in….

We are creating a schedule for drop in Art! Beginning soon… We will be offering drop in classes and art time several days a week for all ages!!!!

Open Art: This Thursday April 11th from 2-5 PM

You may drop in and create some artwork with a large selection of supplies and mediums! This is open to all ages. Cost…$12 supply fee. (We will also offer non toxic paint and supplies for little children too!)

Due to the overwhelming response… We decided to offer another……Pysanky Egg Decorating Class at The Golden Button!!!

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Join us on Sunday, April 14th from 5 to 8 PM to learn how to make beautiful Ukrainian Easter Eggs. Marcus Klim will teach you the techniques of Pysanky and well as the ancient traditions and symbolism behind this beautiful tradition.

Cost of the class is $30 for a 3-hour session.
We will provide the eggs for you and you will receive the tools and skills you need to create your own beautiful Pysanky at home!

Space is very limited! Please call (203) 910-9948, email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com or stop by The Golden Button to sign up.
This class is open to teens and adults.

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We also have A few spaces are still open in the following classes….

Needle Felting: Gnomes (Two Sessions)

Sunday, April 14th from 2-4 PM
and
Thursday, April 18th from 6:30-8:30 PM

Join Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals to learn how to Needle Felt a Gnome!

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

Beginners Knitting

Class begins at 6:30 and goes till 7:30 PM

April 12, 19 and 26th

Three part class for Knitting Beginners taught by Patti Clark of Maple View Farm. Learn how to Knit: Cast on, Knit, Purl and Cast off. Learn the basics with simple patterns.

Cost: $75 (You will receive a supply list before the class begins.)

Email, call or stop by to hold a space in one of these wonderful classes.

goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com or (203) 910-9948

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