Mari studied design at FIDM, Los Angeles. She is a costume designer and instructor at a Community College in the Pacific Northwest.

In 2008 Mari designed the National Barbie convention doll “Joie de Vivre” Mattel’s lead designer, Robert Best. She is a published author of the pattern book “Vintage Clothing for the Fashion Doll.”

Marirose has been in doll business for over 20 years!! You can find her patterns and designs at her Marirose Designs ETSY shop!