National Scrapbook Day Crop

Celebrate National Craft Month with Ben Franklin Crafts - Oconomowoc May 7, 2016

Have fun scrapbooking with us from 10am-4pm on May 7th while helping raise money for the Oconomowoc Food Pantry.

Click here for more information or to register.

Countdown to Summer Staycation Crafts for Kids

We're getting ready for a fun summer of projects for crafty kids!staycation

Inside Aurifil & Aurifil Inside

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Learn about Aurifil threads, get insider tips and enjoy extra special gifts & giveaways! The 1:00pm session is full, but you can still sign up for the  3:30pm session on Sunday, June 19th. Don’t wait – space is limited!

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.

Sharpening Service

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Sharpen Up Mobile Sharpening Service will be at the store on May 28th. Click the scissors for more info.

Enjoy our 2016 Retreat Memories

Our 2016 Spring Fling Retreat at the beautiful Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake is now a wonderful memory! This year’s theme was Piece & Love – can you tell!?!? Visit our Facebook page to download full resolution copies of these photos.

Worldwide Knit (and Crochet!!) in Public Day

Will You Be Joining Us at Oconomowoc’s Village Green on Saturday, June 18th?

Click the image for details.

Winter & Spring Class Schedule

Take a peek at our upcoming classes! Need more information? Click the photo!

View the monthly schedules of classes on our Classes & Events page.  Click here to download the complete Winter & Spring schedule of classes.

Register soon – classes fill quickly!

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!

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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It’s a Yarn Extravaganza

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Click the image to find out how you can be a part in this creative event to benefit the Lake Area Free Clinic.

Here’s Something New!

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Click the image to join us!

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.