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Road Trip to Racine!

We are close and we are loaded with fun, creativity and great dining!  Just 70 miles from Chicago and 30 miles from Milwaukee!  Our shop is located in the heart of historic downtown Racine, surrounded by charming one of a kind shops and dining options that can take you around the world and back!  Ask us about our favorites….we love to talk about all the great things our neighbors are cooking up!


While you are here….you must visit the Racine Art Museum.  Right here…just two blocks from our shop….is the most extensive collection of American Craft in the country.  Yep.  It’s tops.  And they are generous…we often have free passes to share with our customers!   It’s a small gem to explore…it won’t take you all day.  You’ll have plenty of time to drool in their amazing museum store, and then come back to see us and do some bead shopping since you will be so inspired!

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If you plan ahead you might join in a glass blowing class in our ‘sister’ business….Hot Shop Glass!  This state-of-the-art glass blowing facility is just around the corner from Funky Hannah’s!  This is the real deal…a 300lb Stadelman Furnace, 2 glory holes and a lovely gallery of work created by local artists.  Stop in on a Saturday to see the studio in action and shop the gallery.  Call ahead if you’d like to take a 2 hour Explore Glass Workshop.  Classes are booking 6-8 weeks in advance!  262-833-0095

HOT SHOP GLASS COOL HotShopGlassRacine’s got great history too.  From the Racine Belles – Women’s baseball teams made famous in the movie A League of Our Own to the amazing architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and his relationship to SC Johnson Wax…  A Road Trip To Racine is fun for the whole family!  Click here to visit the Real Racine Visitor Center Online!

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And then you can’t forget to stop for Racine’s famous Kringle on your way out of town….


Bead Crochet Fun with Candice Sexton!!

On Friday, January 29th, our pal Candice Sexton will be in town to share the bead crochet fun with us.  She’ll be teaching a class suitable for beginners, and will be doing a book signing later in the day!  Details below!


Beginning Bead Crochet
Friday January 29th 10am-2pm
Take the mystery and frustration out of crocheting with beads in this fun class with the wonderful Candice Sexton!  You’ll create a great bracelet, learn to include a focal bead if you choose, and master beginning and ending like a pro.  We’ll have you string up your beads easily before class so that class time is all about crochet!  Candice is a fabulous instructor!  She is the author of Bead Crochet Basics and happens to be the designer of the cover project in the February issue of Bead & Button magazine.  Don’t miss the chance to learn from this talented and fun artist.

Meet The Author!
Candice Sexton, author of Bead Crochet Basics will be at Funky Hannah’s from 5-7pm on Friday January 29th for a book signing event!
Come and enjoy refreshments and pick up a copy of this great resource!
Chat about all things bead crochet and see samples of projects in the book!

Register NOW! BEAD CAMP January 29th-31st 2016

We hope you can join us for this wonderfully fun & creative way to start your new year!  We have two amazing classes with great instructors – add the classes to your camp experience or just use the creative time to finish things up, or start something you’ve always wanted to!  With nothing to worry about – all meals are provided and everything happens under one roof – you can stay in your lounge wear all weekend and create to your hearts content, surrounded by fun loving like minded souls in a beautiful historic lakefront setting.  It’s a weekend you won’t forget!


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Click here to download the Winter Bead Camp flyer

Click here to download the Winter Bead Camp Registration Form

Can’t make January?  Everyone LOVES camp so much we’ve scheduled them 3x a year!

January 29-31st, 2016

April 15th-17th, 2016

October 21st-23rd, 2016.


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