Upcoming EVENTS...


Customer Appreciation Day - Sat. October 6, 2018

Sat. October 6 between 9:00 am - 7:00 pm - Learn more

This is our chance to thank our customers for their patronage with a special event. Thank you for your support since 1986!
We will have door prizes, a mega craft basket giveaway, demonstrations, make-n-takes and refreshments.

• Enter your name for a chance to win a $500 Ben Franklin Gift Card!
Raffle tickets will be handed out at the front of the store by the greeter. PLUS, receive 1 ticket for every $10 spent. Drawing will be done Monday and winner will be announced on our Facebook page that day.

Win a $500 gift card





Ornamentally Yours Series - Create a unique ornament every week

Every Saturday between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm starting October 6th through December 22nd, 2018

This popular series is a great way to learn new crafting techniques, spend time with friends and family all while being budget friendly! Registration is not required. Just pay per project at the register, then head over to our classroom to start crafting! All ornaments for the series are priced differently. 

Ornamentally Yours Series





Lawn Fawn Card Classes - Special Event

Sunday, October 28, 10am - 1pm > Holiday/Fall Cards (see Holiday/Fall Class picture below for example of cards). The 3pm to 6pm class is FULL. >> Register today! Fee: $35 per class - bring your adhesive, scissors, and paper cutter. 
Join us as we welcome our Lawn Fawn Designer, Jenn! She'll teach these card classes using the newest Lawn Fawn products.  You will make 5 cards in each class. Scroll down to see some of the cards that you'll be making.

Lawn Fawn Classes

Lawn Fawn Card Class at Ben FranklinLawn Fawn Card Class at Ben Franklin





"Dimensions" Quilt Block of the Month

by Stephanie Soebbing

Each month during our Quilt U class (details below), Kathie will present the block and give a demonstration (of what NOT to do!). You can pick up your packet then or any time after that evening.

First month $50. Each month after will be $19.99.

Dimensions Quilt Block of the Momth


Quilt UniversityQuilt University - Monthly

Every 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 7:30 pm.

FREE! Level: all. No registration needed for this free education. Techniques, rules, fabric, thread… there are so many elements to making a quilt. Come and see what's new and exciting in the textile world. As a sewist, we love to learn and share. Be a part of the exciting world of textiles. "Non" quilters are welcome. We will make you a quilter in no time at all! Instructor: Kathie Conlee





Crafting Workshop "A Place to Finish" (Monthly)

Every 3rd Tuesday each month from 3:00 - 8:00 pm, we will have an open craft space for a 5-hour craft session. Registration is required: over the phone at 253-862-6822, or register here before the 72-hr deadline.

This is A Place To Finish any craft project you have started, but just have not figured out how to finish it! Bring them to Ben's and for only $5 for 5 hours - join others from our crafting community as we finish projects together. There will be no formal instruction (no instructor present), and no class discount for supplies, but there will be our wonderful and knowledgeable staff in the store to help you find the right products to finish your projects.

Crafting Workshop





Frame Shop Unconventional Nature ART SHOW

Announcing our Frame Shop's "Unconventional Nature" Art Show where we'll be celebrating local artists and our Frame Shop's creativity. Local artists include: Shannon Rasor, Brad Caplis, Evangelynn Lenz, Jake Hose and more.

Come in and see our nature themed prints, photos and paintings framed in unusual and creative ways featuring our new "Innovation Line" of custom framing concepts. More about the Innovation Line here.

Frame Shop Unconventional Nature Art SHOW



Birthday Parties

A two-week notice is required for planning time, which consists of selecting and preparing a craft for the party and guests. Reserving a date and time for a party is subject to availability of the classroom. To schedule a birthday party or if you have any questions, email Christy Fuller, Class and Event Coordinator or call 253-862-6822.



Crafting Space Rental

Looking for space to work on your projects?  You can rent space in our classroom! LEARN MORE

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