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Mary Ellen Hopkins

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: She was born in Peoria, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Mary Ellen Hopkins on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Baker's dozen doubled /
ISBN: 0929950003 OCLC: 20015021

ME Publications, Fountain Valley, CA : ©1988.

The it's okay if you sit on my quilt book /
ISBN: 0929950054 OCLC: 21883378

ME Publications, Santa Monica, CA (1606 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404) : ©1989, 1982.

  The It's Okay If You Sit On My Quilt Book.
ISBN: 1283347326 OCLC: 767809100

CT Pub. 2006.

Mary Ellen breaks down complex piecing into simple, easy units.