Mary Ellen Hopkins

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General Information

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Name: Mary Ellen Hopkins

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction




Illinois Connection

She was born in Peoria, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In 1977, Mary Ellen opened Crazy Ladies and Friends Quilt Shop in Santa Monica, California, where she lectured on quilting. After 20 years she closed the shop but continued lecturing and teaching. Mary Ellen has taught classes and given lectures all over the U.S. and the world-Europe, Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and the Middle East. Hopkins later started her own publishing company and has written 11 quilting books to date.

Published Works

  • It's Okay if You Sit On My Quilt, C&T Publishing, 2006
  • Bakers Dozen Doubled, Me Publishing, 1988

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Mary Ellen Hopkins on WorldCat

Mary Ellen Hopkins on Amazon


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