Friday, July 12, 2013

Mary Ellen Hopkins

From the American Quilter's Society, 11th July 2013:
We Remember Mary Ellen Hopkins
It is with heavy heart we announce the passing of Mary Ellen Hopkins. Mary Ellen was full of life and certainly marched to her own drummer when it came to quilting ... read more here

From About Quilts, 11th July 2013:
The Passing of Mary Ellen Hopkins
Mary Ellen was a gift to the world of patchwork, she changed the approach to allow us to make quilts for now and to be used by everyone. You could certainly sit on and touch all of her quilts. She took a refreshing approach to the everyday quilter. She allowed us to use our own Personal Private Measurement, to use a connector to make triangles easier, she never said the corners had to meet, points took holidays and our blocks would always go together ... read more here

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