2014 Holiday Card Challenge

Our annual Holiday Card Challenge is underway! Cards submitted will be donated to Operation Write Home and the Oconomowoc Area Senior Center. Help us brighten the holidays – submit your entry by 5:00pm on October 27th.

2014 Holiday Card Challenge - Ben Franklin Crafts: Oconomowoc

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

Mittens & More

Help Keep Our Community Warm This Winter

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 Click the image for more information.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Announcing our Fall 2014 Schedule of Classes!

 We have classes in Cake Decorating, Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting, Quilting, Spinning, Jewelry Making, Rainbow Loom and Zentangle! You can even create your own class to suit your schedule!

Click here to download the complete fall schedule of classes. View the monthly schedules of classes on our Classes & Events page.  Register soon – classes fill quickly!

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.

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.

Quilt Fest

Join us for our annual

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Quilt Fest October 4 & 5

Click the quilt for details!

 

Cascade Yarn Tasting

Cascade Yarn Tasting at Ben Franklin Crafts - Oconomowoc: 10.14.14

Please join us for this very special Coming Unraveled meeting as Amy Kaspar from Cascade Yarns presents a Cascade Yarn Tasting at Ben Franklin Crafts from 5pm-8pm on October 14th. Click the photo for event details.

ScrapPink!

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Have fun scrapbooking from 10am-4pm on October 18th while helping raise money for a good cause. Click here for more information or to register.

Knit & Crochet Customer Trunk Show

Submissions will be accepted between September 8th & September 22nd. Please click the image for more info and submission form.
Ben Franklin Crafts will host a Knit & Crochet Customer Trunk Show during October and early November. Submissions will be accepted 9/8-9/22/14.

Do You Pinterest? We Do!

We love this visual collage of our recent pins! 

Visit Ben Franklin Crafts’s profile on Pinterest.


Make a Difference: Create a Chemo Cap

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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you are encouraged to create a chemo cap to support & encourage individuals coping with this disease. More information, along with free knit and crochet chemo caps patterns can be found on TNNA’s website. As a TNNA retailer, Ben Franklin Crafts will gladly accept cap donations through November 30th.

Floriani Event

October 24th or 25th

10am-4:30pm

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Join Ben Franklin Crafts & Floriani as we team up to teach you how to combine thread & fabric in new and different ways.

These informative seminars are appropriate for the novice, intermediate and master levels of quilting and machine embroidery!

Click here for more info and registration form.

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