Anniversary Specials

Special prices in effect through Sunday, August 28th. Click the image for a larger view.

Staycation Crafts for Kids

Ben Franklin Crafts - Oconomowoc: Staycation Crafts for Kids

Kids aged 7 -14 can join us on August 25th to make a SURPRISE craft.  Read all the details on our Staycation Crafts for Kids page, then register on our Classes & Events Calendar.

Missed a week? No worries – photo and video tutorials are available on our blog!

Tutorials: Staycation Crafts for Kids

Kid’s Fest – Bookmark Tutorial

Ben Franklin Crafts - Oconomowoc at Kid's Fest 2016

Kid’s Fest at Roosevelt Park was another awesome success! Looking for the Monster Bookmark tutorial? Click the photo and you’re there!

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 25th.  The submission form is available here or in the store. Click the image for more information!

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.

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.

Anniversary Week Events

Ben Franklin Crafts - Oconomowoc: 43rd Anniversary Events

Our Anniversary Week sales & events begin August 22nd. Click to read about our giveaways, demonstrations, food tasting & more!

Row by Row Experience

It’s like a quilt 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!

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.

Here’s Something New!

bens on twitter web

Click the image to join us!

Join Our Email Newsletter

Our Facebook Page

Our Newsletters

Did you miss one of our newsy emails? No worries!

Click here to view our most recent newsletter.

Click here to view our newsletter archive.

We Want to Showcase Your Talent!

being creative

We have the most creative customers!

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


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.