Staycation Crafts for Kids

Look What the Crafty Kids Are Making!

 Click here for a week-by-week listing of this summer’s craft projects

Miss a week? Project directions are posted on our blog after our Thursday classes.

Reservations are required…space is limited!

Row by Row Quilt Challenge

It’s like a shop hop, but it’s not… no fees, no cards to stamp, and all summer to play!


Read all about it here.

Create Your Own Class

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

 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.

Here’s Something New!

Click the image to join us!


We “Mustache” You to Enjoy our 2015 Retreat Memories


Our 2015 Spring Fling Retreat at the beautiful Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake is now a wonderful memory! The pictures tell the story – we had LOADS of fun! Click the photo to see for yourself!

Arts & Crafts Academy

Sign up for a Summer Class!

Click here to view the entire schedule.

Reserve your spot now…space is limited.

2015 Quilt Challenge

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


Find out more here.

Celebrate Your Birthday with a Craft Party at Ben Franklin Crafts!

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Schedule your child’s next birthday party at Ben Franklin Crafts. You’ll have as much fun as the kids when you leave the set up & clean up to us! Learn more about our Birthday Craft Parties here.

Do You Pinterest? We Do!

We love this visual collage of our recent pins! 

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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.