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Tips and tricks

  1. Apply Joann coupons. Save money on everything from fabrics to jewelry-making supplies when you use a coupon during check out.
  2. Enjoy extra perks with the Joann app. Download the app and get exclusive offers, create shopping lists, and share your beautiful DIY project with others.
  3. Throw a party at Joann’s! Get friends together to create festive favors or give your child a different kind of birthday celebration when you book a handmade party at Joann’s.

Answers to your questions about JOANN gift cards

What stores sell Joann's gift cards?

Joann's gift cards are sold at participating retailers, including Gift Card Granny! You can also buy Joann's gift cards at Joann' 

Do Joann's gift cards expire?

Joann’s gift cards do not expire. We do recommend that you use them as soon as possible, to avoid forgetting about them.

How do I check the balance of my Joann's gift card?

Please have your gift card ready when you check the balance. You can check your Joann's gift card from Gift Card Granny here. You can also check the balance of your Joann's gift card on Joann's website.

Is there a limit to how much I can buy a Joann’s gift card for? Are they reloadable?

Joann's gift cards are available from $10- $400. They are not reloadable at this time.

How do I use my Joann's gift card?

You can redeem your Joann’s gift card in-store or online. In-store, present your gift card at the time of purchase and the cashier will give you directions. Online, select “gift card” as the form of payment.

If your gift card does not cover the entire purchase, you will need to provide another form of tender. Cash and valid credit and debit cards are accepted online and in-store.

If your purchase is less than the value of the gift card, the remaining value of the gift card will save until you are ready to use it.

Can I use my Joann’s gift card to take a class?

Gift cards are accepted as payment for classes. If your gift card does not cover the entire amount, you are required to provide another legal form of tender.

What types of gift cards are available?

There are digital and traditional Joann's gift cards.

Is my gift card replaceable?

You are responsible for your gift card. Please care for your card as if it were cash. Joann’s is not responsible for replacing lost or stolen cards.


Joann’s story began in 1943 with a cheese shop founded by immigrants Hilda and Berthold Reich, Sigmund and Mathilda Rohrbach, and Justin and Alma Zimmerman. In 1960 they added fabric to diversify their inventory, and it sold so well that by 1967 they stopped selling cheese altogether and began calling themselves the Cleveland Fabric Store. In 1969, they expanded and changed the name to Jo-Ann’s Fabrics. Since then, the company has acquired other businesses and rebranded under the name Joann’s, so as to encompass more craft items beyond fabric. Joann’s vision is to “...inspire the creative spirit in each of us” and help every customer find their “happy place” through selection, service, and presentation.

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