Valentine Making

The Golden Button is open today from 11-5 PM. Stop in between 11 and 4 PM to make Valentines ($12 per set of blank cards) have a treat and sign up for our Valentine Giveaway! We have lots of awesome local handmade items for Valentines

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There are also still spaces open in tomorrows Needle Felting Large owls class (cost is $55 save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

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Here are some photos from this weeks classes….

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Vacation!!!!

Here we go!!!! The Golden Button is on Vacation till January 23rd! When we return the shop will be all fancy and newly updated! Please visit us here or through our website for updates and new classes and workshops! We also made the space even better for birthday parties and are scheduling parties for February and March!!!! We are very excited about this new year!

New Classes, workshops and parties at The Golden Button!!!

-Machine Sewing Classes

-Learn how to sew with your sewing machine! Wednesday, January 22nd , January 29th, February 5th and 12th at 11:00 AM.

Cost is $60. We will supply practice material and white thread. Please bring your sewing machine and sewing machine manual. We will learn basic sewing techniques then create a project or two! After the first class you will receive few projects to pick from… You will then bring your own material for your projects. This will allow you to pick something that you love!

-Machine Sewing for Kids

-Learn how to sew with your sewing machine! Monday,  January 27th, February 3rd , February 10th and 17th from 4:45-6 PM

Cost is $60. We will supply practice material and white thread. Please bring your sewing machine and sewing machine manual. We will learn basic sewing techniques then create a project or two!

After the first class you will receive few projects to pick from… You will then bring your own material for your projects. This will allow you to pick something that you love!

 -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!!!

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: Pigs

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Sunday, January 26th

2-4:30ish PM

Learn how to create an adorable sculpture of a pig using wool and special needles!

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

Needle Felting: Wall Hangings

Thursday, January 30th

6:30-9 PM

Learn to create a beautiful flat needle felted wall hanging!

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

-Create a Large Owl Sculpture!!!! (the size of a real screech owl!)

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach this two-part session to create a beautiful realistic owl!

2 class sessions

Session one- Sunday, February 9th from 1-5 PM:

Begin you sculpture! (Cost is $55 save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

Session two- Sunday, February 23rd  at 1 PM

Finish up your owl ($25)

Little Kids Art!

Little kids of all ages are welcome to come and create artwork on Wednesdays at 1 PM!  Explore different paints, build, sculpt and create! Get your hands dirty and have some fun! Moms, Dads, or other caregivers are welcome to have some fun too! (February 5th, 12, 19, and 26th!)

Cost is $55 (includes cost of supplies)

-Valentine Making!!!

On Saturday February 1st  and Saturday February 8th from 11-4 PM. Stop in for a treat, see our new and improved studio space and make some valentines!!!

$12 for a package of blank cards! We will have everything you need to create beautiful creative valentines!!! All ages are welcome to come and create your own valentines for someone special!!!

*Special rates for people who want to create handmade valentines for their whole class!!! ($25 Email us ahead and bring your class list!!!)

or contact us about having your own valentine making party!!!!

-Kids Drawing and Painting (Ages 6 and up)

Saturdays in February from 4:30-5:30 PM

Cost is $60 (plus $10 for Supplies)

Practice drawing, focus on composition and design, create pictures and then make them into beautiful finshed artwork!!! This class is great for kids who love art!!!

 While we are on vacation:

You may still sign up for classes… Please email us to hold a space for you… goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com

or call and leave a message at (203) 910-9948

Please know…..We will call or email confirm you space in a class prior to your class beginning. We will have minimum email and phone service… but we will be checking messages when we return. Thank you!!!

Last Week.

 

 

Little Animals Class… Drawing animals pictures with shapes.

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Here are some photos from our Valentines Creations Class….

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Photos from Open Painting…..

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Someone very cute colored a picture for me. It is on display at The Golden Button!

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Valentine Making and Cookies

Valentine Making tomorrow!!!

Unfortunately… We missed out on many hours of Valentine Making…. but if you are around between 12 and 5 PM tomorrow you can drop by The Golden Button we have TONS of Valentine supplies for you to make some special Valentines. Gluten free peanut butter and jelly cookies and tea for moms ♥ (cost is $14 for one kit. Save $ if you get more than one)

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We also have lots of beautiful handmade Valentines, jewelry, lovely yarn and other treasures for your Valentines. We will be open from 11:00 AM to 5:oo PM!

We are very sad the we had to give away all our chocolate treats from the very snowed out Local Love Event…. but we do have some peanut butter and jelly cookies for tomorrow.

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This is what the shop looked like after the snow storm. Now its all sad and rainy out. Lets hope we get some nice weather by tomorrow or Wednesday.

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Here are some photos from our Winter Crafts for Little Kids…. The next class begins on Thursday….

  • Little Animals Class 

(ages 3-5)
Lets learn about animals while creating art!
We will explore shapes of animals with printmaking and drawing, We will learn about textures of animals by creating
“animal skins”. We will make some beautiful animals inspired artwork!February 14th, 21st, 28th and March 7th!
1:00 -1:45 PM on Thursdays.
Cost is $50 plus a $13 supply fee.

 

 Sign up now to hold a space… (goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com)
or call and leave a message (203) 910-9948

 

We created animals out of paper mache clay and then we made little homes for them to live in. At the end of class the children made Valentines!

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Valentine Making….

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Here are some other classes coming soon….

  • Mixed Medium Art Class

(ages 7 and up)

Learn how to incorporate more into Art…Transfer, Prints and Paintings, Collage … fabric, paper, and 3-d items. Explore “Abstract” art work! Try new techniques, and have fun!

Saturday, February 16th, 23rd, and March 2nd.

From 4:00 to 4:45 PM

Cost is $40 plus $15 supply fee.

  • Mixed Medium Art Class for Adults

Learn how to incorporate more into Art…Try photo and other types of transfers and incorporate painting, collage … fabric, paper, and 3-d items. Explore “Abstract” art work! Try new techniques, and have fun! BYOB. Invite a friend and you both get a discount!

Saturday, February 16th, 23rd, and March 2nd.

Begins at 5:00 PM  till about 7:00 PM

Cost is $75 plus $20 supply fee.

 

Open Valentine Making this Wednesday. Stop in between 12-5 PM to make Valentine Cards and Tags. $14 per kit!

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We Are Closed Today

The Golden Button is Closed today…

This photo was taken by my neighbor at the shop…. The Driveway is missing.
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If you are bored today while you are snowed in… you can make a “Unravel” Valentine Like we made in our Valentine Creations Class. Visit our website for more classes and workshops

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Here is one I made…

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Due to this huge snow storm the entire Local Love Event was snowed out.  If all goes well I am hoping that tomorrow we will be able to make some Valentines and eat some treats.

Check for updates here and on facebook

www.facebook.com/thegoldenbutton

This Week.

We have tons of new items at the shop… Hand Spun yarn, Roving, Beard and Pigtail Hats, Neck Cowls, Valentines, and so much more.

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Valentine Card Party!

We have one more set of spaces left in tomorrows Valentine Card Party!!! Sign up now. Bradleigh Huizinga is coming to teach you and your child how to make beautiful valentines! Cost is $40 (covers all supplies for you and a little friend.) We are going to have some yummy treats! (gluten free treats will be offered!) Tomorrow at 1 PM!!! Tea or coffee will be offered for adults!

Photo: There are still spaces in tomorrows Valentine Card Party!!! Sign up now. Bradleigh Huizinga is coming to teach you and your child how to make beautiful valentines! cost is $40 covers all supplies, you and a little friend and we are going to have some yummy treats! (gluten free treats will be offered!) Tomorrow at 1 PM!!!  Tea or coffee will be offered for adults!

Here are some photos from last weeks Needle Felting Class…

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Valentine Classes!!!!

There are still 2 spaces available in our Valentines Creations Class…. beginning tomorrow!

Call (203) 910-9948

or email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com to hold a space…..

*Valentine Creations 

Ages 5 and up
Create lots and lots of great Valentines treasures with all sorts of different materials. Make: Unravel message, Felt Cards, Collage Valentines, Fancy Animals and much more.

Thursdays January 31, February 7, and 14th
Time: 4:50 to 5:30 PM
Cost: $40 plus $15 supply fee (covers all three classes)

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New Valentine Events!!!

Here are a few photos from last nights Kids/ Beginners Sewing Machine Class!
Learning about our Machines!
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Exciting new Valentine Day events at The Golden Button in February……
  • Valentine Creations

Ages 5 and up
Create lots and lots of great Valentines treasures with all sorts of different materials. Make: Unravel message, Felt Cards, Collage Valentines, Fancy Animals and much more.

Thursdays January 31,  February 7, and 14th
Time: 4:50 to 5:30 PM
Cost: $40 plus $15 supply fee (covers all three classes)
  • Valentine Card Party!!!!
One Adult +One Child= Lots of Valentines fun!!!
Saturday, February 2nd at 1 PM
 
You and your child can come make Valentines with Bradleigh Huizinga of Stationarium. Bradleigh will teach you how to create beautiful treasures for your Valentine! We will serve Gluten free treats and have lots of fun!
Cost is $35 plus a $5 supply fee for you and your child (or a special little friend) (covers the 2 of you)!!  A great way to get ready for Valentines Day with you child.
Add another child for $18
Call ahead and save your spot. Space is limited!!
  • Open Valentine Making
Stop by The Golden Button during our Open Valentine Making Hours and create fun Valentines!
We will have a large collection of supplies, papers, hearts, stamps, lace and other supplies to create your Valentines.
(This is a self guided workshop) All ages welcome.
Wednesday, February 6th (12-5 PM)
Friday, February 8th (12-5 PM)
Saturday, February 9th (12-5 PM)
Sunday, February 10th (12-2 PM)
Wednesday, February 13th (12-5 PM)
Cost is $ 14 per person per kit
The Golden Button is located in Historical South Britain in Southbury, CT. Stop by or call (203) 910-9948 to sign up or to ask questions.