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  • Silver Threads & Golden Needles

    Address: 41 E Main St
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Located in the Historic Downtown shopping area of Franklin, North Carolina, Silver Threads is your one stop destination for traditional fiber arts.  We carry a full stock of yarns ranging from local farms, individual hand-dyers and spinners to your classic favorites from around the world. Just a few of our fibers include: Angora, Alpaca, Bamboo, Buffalo, Cotton, Cashmere, Hemp, Llama, Linen, Mohair, Wool and Silk.  Knitting, Crochet, Weaving, Spinning, Tatting, Dyeing and Needle Felting classes are available year round.
  • Whistle Stop Depot

    Address: 145 River Rd
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    [caption id="attachment_34374" align="alignright" width="300"] DCIM100MEDIADJI_0076.JPG[/caption] The most unique shopping under one roof - that is the Whistle Stop Depot! Established in late 1999, the owner's vision for the Whistle Stop Depot weas to create a place where visitors can see the tough history through the years. The Whistle Stop Depot is located in the structurally preserved historic Cullasaja School. It is a place rich in culture and heritage. The depot accommodates over 100 dealers and over 22,000 square feet of antiques and retail stores to meet everyone's needs. Come and enjoy the trains, tractors, automobiles, and collectibles, a true connection to the past. You will also find some new items that will keep you in the present along the way.
  • Macon County Art Association/Uptown Gallery

    Address: 30 E Main St
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Macon County Art Association is the community organization in Macon County for artists and art lovers that enriches the community by promoting all visual arts, by inspiring and encouraging visual artists and by developing emerging artists.  We are committed to promoting art and art appreciation through education and exhibition.
  • Ruby City Gems

    Address: 130 E. Main St.
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Toll Free: (800) 821-RUBY
    Located in downtown Franklin North Carolina, offers Custom gem cutting and mounting, 14kt gold jewelry and findings, thousands of cut gemstones, lapidary equipment and supplies, mineral specimens, stone carvings and bookends and free Museum. Buses and RV's welcome. School, church, and rockhound groups welcome! Hours of operation are: March 1st thru Jan 15th Tues – Sat 10 am to 5 pm Jan 16th  thru Feb 28th Thur, Fri and Sat 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Sassy Stitches

    Address: 106 West Palmer Street
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Sassy Stitches is a 4300 square-foot, full-service quilt shop. We were chosen as one of the top ten shops from across the United States by Quilt Sampler and featured in the 2016 Fall/Winter issue of that magazine.  The owners and staff pride themselves on excellent customer service and making sure everyone has fun.  Sassy Stitches provides an exciting place to gather, learn, and fellowship. If you've never been to our shop, plan a visit today. You don't know what you're missing!
  • A Stitch In Time

    Address: 23 Macon Center
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Nestled in the Eastern corner of Franklin, NC is a quaint little quilt shop, A Stitch in Time!  From the moment you walk in the door, you're sure to find something unique for your next sewing project!  We offer a wide variety of fabric lines and designers, as well as buttons, trims, rulers and notions galore!  We offer quilt kits, patterns, books and samples you will adore!  Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is always willing to help you pick out fabrics, quilting projects or demo that Baby Lock sewing or embroidery machine you've always wanted! Whatever your interest or skill level, we are here to help you quilt, sew or create whatever your heart desires!
  • Gallery of Gems & Minerals

    Address: 2754 Georgia Rd
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    The Gallery of Gems & Minerals, 3 Miles south of Franklin, NC on hwy. 441 located in Crystal Falls Specialty Shops, features a huge selection of colored gems & fine jewelry, in store jewelry repair, custom design & a gemologist. Also featuring Michael M. Rogers  Fine Art, watercolors, photography on canvas & nature DVDs. Open 7 days a week year-round.  
  • 828 Magnolias

    Address: 199, Sloan Road
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Office : 828-342-4423
    We offer a wide variety of women's clothes from small all the way to 3X.  We carry some men's and children's clothing, we also have bags, accessories and shoes.  We opened our store with the hopes of giving our town more options and are beyond blessed for the support we've already received.  Come see us.
  • The Classy Flea

    Address: 51 Union Otto Daycare Road
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    We invite you to come visit our clean, upscale flea market/yardsale.  We have over 40 vendors who bring items in often.  A variety of items include antiques, good stuff and coll junk, all very reasonably priced.  Shop often for specials!  We pride ourselves on being a business that God has blessed us with and greatly appreciate your prayers and business.
  • Kitchen Sink, Inc.

    Address: 72, East Main Street
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Kitchen Sink, Inc is located in historic downtown Franklin, NC.  We provide a variety of high end cookware, bake ware, decor, kitchen gadgets and more.  Proudly offering brands including Le Cruset, Au Clad,  Scanpan, Cuisinart, Bodum, Spoole, Portmerion, Mason Cash, Reidel, Wusthog, J.A. Henckels, Oxo, Lodge, Wellness Mats and many more.  Come in for the selection and stay for the conversation. Open Monday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.  Closed Sunday.
  • Walker Quilt Co.

    Address: 27 Macon Center Drive
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Walker Quilt Co. is a full-service quilting studio, offering longarm machine rentals, classes, sales and training on all models of HandiQuilter machines.  Spend a few hours or the whole day in our comfortable and inviting studio, while you put your own creative finishing touch on your quilt.  Expert help is always there when you need it and of course, you'll be surrounded by fellow quilter friends to share in the fun!  Visit our website or call to reserve your spot.
  • Trail Mix

    Address: 31, East Main Street
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Office : 828-421-9686
    Curated gifts with a focus on handmade for adults & kids who love the outdoors. Featuring handmade handbags, jewelry, candles, bath products, cards, stickers, honey, kid's apparel, toys and books. In 2019 Marie and her fam decided it was time to sell her Boston gift shop of 10 years and get back to enjoying the outdoors. After 7 months of traveling around in an 23ft travel trailer with a 1 year old & 2 dogs, they stumbled upon Franklin and fell in love. Fast forward to today they've added 10 chickens and a cute shop to their chaos and they wouldn't change it for the world.
  • Deb’s Cats N Quilts Designs

    Address: .
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Office : 828-524-9578
    Visit www.Debscatsnquilts.com to find Deb's books and patterns, as well as, the ruler she designs for Creative Grids.  When not in the studio Deb is on the road teaching and speaking at shops, guilds and events across the country.  Contact her for more information.  You can also join with over 6500 members on her Facebook group "Grids Girls".
  • Gold City Gem Mine

    Address: 9410 Sylva Highway
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Toll Free: (800) 713-7767
    Home of the 1061 carat sapphire found at Gold City, featured in PEOPLE WEEKLY, DISNEY ADVENTURES and ROCK & GEM Magazines. Native and Enriched Gemstones buckets. We also have Gold Panning. New and Improved large covered flume for Gem Mining rain or shine.Located on highway 441, 6 miles north of Franklin, NC. Click on website for hours of operation or give us a call at 1-800-713-7767. Free stone inspections.
  • Cowee Mtn. Ruby Mine

    Address: 6771 Sylva Rd
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    Cowee Mtn. Ruby Mine is locally owned and operated for over 35 years.  Open March 1st through December 1st, 7 days a week.  We are located on Hwy 441, 4 miles north of Franklin.  Two covered flumes offer mining rain or shine.  Our gem shop offers a wide range of gifts. Also you can get your stones evaluated for cutting and setting.  Free Admission.
  • Curtis TV / Radio Shack

    Address: 644 W Palmer St
    Franklin
    NC
    28734
    At Curtis TV, Inc. our service sets us apart. You'll always find a knowledgeable, helpful sales person who is ready to take the time for you. The search is over!  In today's busy world you need a retailer who offers more. We don't just sell - we can also install if for you. From home theater to car audio, we are your one stop solution!  One-on-one service backed by experience.  Get the personalized service you need from a customer-focused team backed by over 50 years of experience. We truly are here for you! Anytime you have service in your home, you want to know you're in good hands. With us, you'll have a local provider who has been offering affordable installation in Franklin since 1965!  Find a variety of services under one roof including DirectTV, Car Audio, Home Theater and Verizon Cell Phone Plans.
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