october, 2019

sun06oct10:00 AM5:00 PM2019 Quilt Fest10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


(Sunday) 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Ben Franklin Crafts

1083 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Event Details

Q: What will I find at Ben Franklin Crafts’ Annual Quilt Fest?

A: Free demos presented by talented quilters, beautiful quilt displays, special sales and TONS of inspiration from the quilts that fill our aisles and walls.

Quilt Fest is coming up on October 5 & 6, 2019 with special quilt collections by Daun Thurow and Oconomowoc Quilting Guild’s Quilts of Valor. In addition to all of the quilt displays and special sale prices, these fabulous demonstrations are offered to you at NO CHARGE!

Sunday, October 6

11:30 – 12:15pm “How Do Your Geese Fly?”

Several different techniques for making the flying geese block.  Which one will work best for you?

Speaker:  Lois Levenhagen, Teacher and Lecturer

1:15 – 2:00pm  “Weaving with Fabric”

Come and see weaving with fabric on the Rigid Cricket Loom.   Another way to use those extra strips you have laying around!

Speaker:  Debbie Kelm, Quilter, teacher, quilt collector, lecturer and designer

2:45 – 3:30pm

“Guaranteed FAT (1/4) Loss Program”

A great way to reduce those fat quarters just lying around and make them disappear!

Speaker:  Anne Widmann, Quilt Designer, Quilter



Terrie Seifert

Ben Franklin Crafts1083 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

About Us

We’re Crafts & So Much More!
Locally owned and operated since 1973, Ben Franklin Crafts has evolved into Southeastern Wisconsin’s premier craft destination located in the heart of Waukesha County in beautiful Oconomowoc, WI.

As an independent craft store, we are able to provide a personalized shopping experience for our customers as well as a large collection of specialty shops under one roof.

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.

Ben Franklin Crafts is independently owned. Ben Franklin and Ben Franklin Crafts are licensed trademarks of HMStores BFC, LLC.

Contact Details

1083 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
262-567-0271 / Email Us

Note: We are located North of Interstate 94, even if your GPS unit tells you to turn South!

Ben Franklin Crafts Store Map, Oconomowoc, WI

Store Hours

Monday – Friday: 9am – 8pm
Saturday: 9am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm


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