Upcoming Events...


Janet Osborn Day

Sat. February 1st, 2020

Stop by between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on Sat. Feb. 1st to meet and greet Janet. She will be in the fabric department where she loves to spend time! You'll have a chance to get to hear about all the projects she's working on, and she'll also be happy to tell you more about her new class "Camp Sugar Bear Quilt" that starts Sun. Feb. 23. And of course, we will have some great deals that weekend, so make sure to add this event to your calendar!

If you'd like, you could actually spend the entire day here! Join us for Saturday Sampler from 8:00 - 9:30 am, and then join Carrie for her Pipers Girls Quilt Block of the Month class from 12:00 - 4:00 pm (registration is required for this class).

Janet Osborn Day




Founder's Day Celebration 2020

Sat. February 15: Special event between 11am - 2pm: 3 Demos, 1 Make & Take (shown below), and cake & coffee/cider will be served.
Fri. February 14 through Sun. February 16: deals all weekend - watch for details!

This is an event that brings joy to all of us here at Ben Franklin. We are celebrating Adrian J. Taylor, the founder of our Ben Franklin store. He has inspired all of us with his passion for the community, for our customers, for our crafting industry and for all of us who has worked with him for so many years. We hope you'll join us in the acknowledgment of this great man that we love dearly.

Founder's Day Celebration 2020

Free Demonstrations Feb. 15

Make & Take Craft





Saturday Sampler 2020

Quilt: Wing and a Prayer - BOTANICA PARK

We meet on the 1st Saturday of every month from 8:00 - 9:30 am

Saturday Sampler 2020





Make & Take Crafts and Demos

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

March is National Craft Month





FREE Card Making

Every Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (See the cards here)
Each week we will be teaching you how to make a beautiful and unique card! It's free... so come join us upstairs in the classroom. No registration necessary.

FREE Card Making class



Late Night Sew

Sat. January 18 from 2:00 - 10:00 pm - Sign me up!
Sat. February 15 from 2:00 - 10:00 pm -
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.

Late Night Sew




Crop Night

Sat. February 8 from 2:00 - 10:00 pm - Sign me up!
- Everybody needs to pre-register for this event so we can prepare. First 36 people to register & pay for this event will have a guaranteed spot upstairs in the classroom. You receive a $5.00 coupon the night of the event.

Crop Night





FREE GROUPS - everyone is welcome!


FREE - Yarn Yoga (Knit & Crochet Gathering for Adults)

(We don't actually practice Yoga. That's just the name of the class)
Every Wednesday from 2:00 - 6:00 pm
- You do not have to register for this workshop. Just come and have fun! Learn more



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.



FREE - Charity Hooks & Needles

We meet every 2nd Sunday from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
We provide the yarn and patterns, you only need to bring a willingness to help and your own needles or hooks. Our charity group works on a variety of projects for all ages, including baby items, lap blankets for senior nursing homes, outerwear for the homeless and much more. For more information contact Tandy in our Yarn Department at 360-794-6745 ext. 1120.


FREE - Evening Open Sew

We meet with Carrie the second Monday of the month from 5:00 am - 8:00 pm. (Registration required. See our calendar HERE)
Come and work on any of your projects during the evening with Carrie. Free work space.


FREE - Open Sew

We meet with Janet every Tuesday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. (No registration needed)
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!



FREE - Card Making

Every Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (click here for pictures of the cards)
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.



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