Sign Up for a Class

Our Fall Class Schedule is full of exciting opportunities to learn or practice a craft. Here’s a sneak peek at classes coming up in the next couple of weeks. Click to register on our Classes & Events Calendar.



Have fun scrapbooking with us from 10am-4pm on October 8th while helping raise money for a good cause.

Click here for more information or to register.

2016 Quilt Challenge

Stop in and pick up your challenge packet today…September will be here before you know it!

Ben Franklin Crafts Oconomowoc Annual Quilt Challenge

Find out more here.

New Goodies!

Ben Franklin Crafts Oconomowoc AccuQuilt Go New Dies

Click the image to get all the details on our AccuQuilt Go! fabric cutting dies.

We Want to Showcase Your Talent!

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We have the most creative customers!

Do you color, knit/crochet or quilt? We want to showcase your work….click here for details.

Kid’s Crafts Tutorials

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Our Staycation Crafts for Kids are over for this year – what a great time we had! You’ll find tutorials for all of the craft projects on our blog.

Click here.

Quilt Fest 2016

If it’s Autumn, it must be time for Quilt Fest!

Read more about this year’s exhibits, sales & educational sessions!

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Saturday, October 1st

Sunday, October 2nd

Create Your Own Class

Create a class on the day and time that works for you! Give us a call at 262.567.0271!

New Fee Structure!

 Would you like to take one of our classes but the scheduled day & time just don’t work?

Give us a call….we’d love to help put a class together at the just right time for YOU!

Click the photo for more info and to read more about our new fee structure!

2016 Holiday Card Challenge

Our annual Holiday Card Challenge begins October 2nd! Cards submitted will be donated to Interfaith Senior Programs – Waukesha. Help us brighten the holidays – submit your entry by 5:00pm on October 30th.

2014 Holiday Card Challenge - Ben Franklin Crafts: Oconomowoc

Click the photo or here for more contest information & rules.

Knit & Crochet Customer Trunk Show

We’re looking forward to showcasing the knit and crochet talent of our customers! Please consider submitting one or more of your handmade treasures – no project is too small or too simple!

Submissions will be accepted September 19th through September 28th.  The submission form is available here or in the store. Click the image for more information!

Do You Pinterest? We Do!

We love this visual collage of our recent pins!

Visit Ben Franklin Crafts’s profile on Pinterest.

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About Us

Locally owned and operated since 1973, Ben Franklin has evolved into a specialty craft store, with several other stores under one roof.

We provide exceptional customer service and continual craft events.  We delight in bringing people of all ages together to participate in our craft classes, make-it/take-it’s, and other special events.

Ben Franklin Crafts is “the place to go” for a friendly, supportive environment where families and friends can explore their creative potential.