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Buttoned Up: Make Your Own Ceramic Buttons

Course Overview

Plastic buttons that fall off too easily really pushing your buttons? Time to take matters into your own hands and create and design your own durable stoneware ceramic buttons from wet clay. The perfect finishing touch to a handmade garment or a great way to personalize a beloved item, ceramic buttons are an easy introduction to working with clay to create functional items. Note, because the clay will need to be fired, this course has a very funky schedule: there will be two sessions from 9am-11am, with one full day off in-between, making it a great creative experience add-on to a North Shore weekend. Each student will create up to a dozen buttons that can be picked up on or after April 18, or can be shipped to their home. Course schedule: April 13 9am-11am and April 15 9am-11am. No course April 14.


Fri, Apr 13th, 2018  –  Sun, Apr 15th, 2018

Course Details

Length: 1/2 Day
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: 9am-11am
Intergenerational age: 16+
Registration Cost: $60.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Mar 2nd, 2018
Includes materials fee of $15.00
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: plus $10 shipping if necessary, payable at the time of class


You will need the following tools for this class:

All required tools/materials are provided by your instructor and North House and will be available once the course begins. Note, buttons can be picked up at North House starting April 18 or can be mailed for a small fee ($10), payable at the time of class. 

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call the front office if you have not received it within 24 hours.

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* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Mar 2nd, 2018
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