Preserving and nurturing the spirit of American craftwork with classes in pioneer traditions since 1995.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, mailing address is 26271 Malta Road, Clare, IL, 60111-9123 and the telephone number is 815.393.3414.
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19th Annual Original Northern Illinois Shop Hop is just around the corner!
Grand Prize: Phaff 1100 sewing machine with accessories
2nd Prize: Handmade basket full of over $400.00 supplies
3rd Prizes: Each shop will draw a winner for their basket worth $125.00 (16 winners)
November 7-8, 14-15—all shops open 10-5 pm
November 10-13—all shops open regular hours—Be sure to check shops hours for these dates.
Passports are available at participating shops or online.
Call or Email BasketcasesUnlimited if you have a question.
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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 - 12th Annual Nantucket Basket Making Retreat 2015
Our annual basket weekend will be held March 27, 28, and 29, 2015.
We will once again be making a variety of traditional Nantucket Baskets including 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 inch round baskets.
Also 5,6, and 8 inch ovals as well as some select special baskets. We will meet Friday from 5:30 – 9:00 pm, Saturday 8-4:30 and Sunday 8-3.
Registration deadline is January 16, 2015.
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 Thangles.com to get a free downloadable pattern.