Upcoming Events...


Slime Time! at Ben Franklin

Wed. Aug. 1 (Chalkboard), Wed. Aug. 15 (Chocolate), Wed. Aug. 22 (Butter) and Wed. Aug. 29 (Glitter) between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Come make some cool unique slime with us! Bring your family and friends. You don't want to miss out on this summer slime time! No registration needed. $8.00 - supplies included.

Slime Time at Ben Franklin





Lawn Fawn Classes - Special Event

Friday, Oct. 26th or Saturday, Oct. 27th (morning & afternoon sessions) - Register today!
- Fall/Holiday Class 10am-1pm: You will make 5 cards in this class, including the new "Mini Pop Up Box" and a "Reveal Wheel" Card!
- Holiday/Winter Class 3pm-6pm: This class will feature the "Double Slider Surprise" (the newest interactive die) as well as 4 other creative cards!

Join us as we welcome our favorite Lawn Fawn Designer, Jenn! She'll teach this card class using the newest Lawn Fawn products. Registration is required. There's limited space, so sign up early. 

Lawn Fawn Classes





American Hero Quilts >> Donations & Contest

It's time to vote! - Learn more

The quilts are displayed throughout the store until Wed. August 15, 2018 for public judging by our customers. In September at our Saturday Sampler meeting (09/01 @ 8:00 am), three winners will be announced.

After the contest is over, Ben Franklin is pairing up with American Hero Quilts to distribute the quilts. They have distributed over 26,500 quilts!
Click here for prizes and quilt requirements and more details about the donations.

American Hero Quilts





Row by Row Experience 2018 - Quilt Shop Hop

Travel and collect free row patterns: June 21 through Labor Day 2018 - Learn more
Bring in completed quilt for prize: June 21 - Oct. 31, 2018

Theme: Sew Musical. Visit our fabric shop and receive a free pattern. You can also purchase the fabric & pattern kit to make our block for $10.99. The Junior Row fabric and pattern kit is available for $7.99.

Row by Row Experience - quilt shop hop (2018)





Make & Takes and Demos

Join us each week to learn something new and create inexpensive crafts. See our schedule here.

Make and Takes at Ben Franklin in Monroe,WA




FREE - Rock Painting Workshop

We meet every Thursday from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Come and make new friends, get ideas and unwind from work as you paint on rocks! Please bring your own rocks and supplies.

FREE - Rock Painting Workshop





Saturday Sampler 2018 - 1st Saturday of every month

Quilt: "Getting to Know Hue" by Nancy Rink

This is a 12-month block of the month designed by Nancy Rink featuring Marcus Brothers fabrics that combines piecing and applique to create a beautiful quilt while exploring a variety of colors. The finished quilt is 96" x 102". The fabric kit has 3 options for background colors. Get all the details HERE.

We meet on the 1st Saturday of every month from 8:00 - 9:30 am. EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Learn more

Saturday Sampler 2018



Late Night Sew

Sat. August 18 from 4:00 - midnight Sign me up!
Sat. September 15 from 4:00 - midnight
Sign me up!
Fee: $10 (receive a $5 coupon at the event) Learn more
- Bring your sewing machine and your latest project, and enjoy an evening of sewing.


Crop Night

Sat. August 11 from 2:00 - 10:00 pm Sign me up!
Sat. September 8 from 2:00 - 10:00 pm Sign me up!
- Everybody needs to pre-register for this event so we can prepare. First 48 people to register & pay for this event will have a guaranteed spot upstairs in the classroom.




FREE GROUPS - everyone is welcome!


FREE - Rock Painting Workshop

We will meet every Thursday from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Come and make new friends, get ideas and unwind from work as you paint on rocks! You're welcome to bring your own rocks and supplies. Some products will be available for your use - while supplies last.


FREE - Charity Quilting "Stray Threads"

Check our calendar for dates and times. Bring your material, supplies and sewing machines and get ready to sew for charity. Instructor: Linda R.


FREE - Charity Hooks & Needles

We meet every 2nd Sunday from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
Join us for crocheting & knitting adult & child hats, mittens, socks and scarves, blankets and more for charity. Basic crocheting & knitting skills required. Ages 18+. Bring your own supplies. All donations are given to Regency and Cocoon House for teens.


FREE - Open Sew

We meet every Tuesday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a day of sewing! Catch up on your current project, or start a new one and share ideas with others! No need to register in advance.

FREE - Card Making

Every Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Each week we will be teaching you how to make a beautiful and unique card featuring some of the latest products and techniques! It's free... so come join in the fun. No registration necessary. No experience needed.


FREE - Yarn Yoga (Knit & Crochet)

(We don't actually practice Yoga. That's just the name of the class)
Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 8:00 pm
- You do not have to register for this workshop. Just come and have fun! Learn more



Birthday Party Program

Creative Parties for Creative Kids!
2 hours in our large classroom + 1 fun birthday craft = A memorable birthday bash! LEARN MORE
Call our event coordinator for more details and to make your reservation: 360-794-6745 ext. 1107




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