barnsmall.jpg (16952 bytes) Basketcases Unlimited
Preserving and nurturing the spirit of American craftwork with classes in pioneer traditions since 1995.

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Click Here to Tour our Shop! We are closed on Sunday.

General Information:
Basketcases Unlimited is a small retail quilt shop located in a barn in rural DeKalb County. Basketcases began in 1995 and is DeKalb County’s oldest and only quilt shop. We offer fabric, patterns, books, notion, tatting supplies, basket supplies and some specialty gift items. We also have classes in sewing, quilting, hand embroidery, tatting, wool appliqué, hand appliqué, and baskets. We also have 2 Gammill Longarm quilting machines and offer machine quilting services to finish your quilt tops. We are located one mile north of Route 64 on Malta Road 10 miles west of Sycamore,Illinois. The email address is, mailing address is 26271 Malta Road, Clare, IL, 60111-9123 and the telephone number is 815.393.3414.

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Northern Illinois Shop Hop 2015 - June 1 to August 31, 2015
37 shops in all and great prizes!
Click here for Region 1 Brochure
Click here for Region 2 Brochure
Click here for Region 3 Brochure

From Moda Fabrics - The challenge begins December 1, 2014 and the fabric is in the shop.

There is still room for more people to do the MYSTERY QUILT.

Our “Barn Quilts” are up and lovely. Stop in and check them out.

Nantucket Basket Class - 2016 Retreat to be Determined

Are you planning a visit? Here are some local dining suggestions:
Crumpet's Tea Room - Genoa
Nat's On Maple - Sycamore
Taxco Restaurant - Sycamore

Quilts of Valor
Read about this special project for our troops in the War on Terror.
A Special Thanks to our Quilts of Valor participants.
Click here to visit to get a free downloadable pattern.

We Support Northern Public Radio

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Basketcases Unlimited
26271 Malta Road * Clare, Illinois 60111-9123 * 815.393.3414
Shop Hours: Monday-Friday 10 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9 am - 4 pm
Closed Sundays
*Poker players can stay until 8:30 pm with advance notice.