Beautimous

September 20th, 2012 § 0

Half of Otherwild, the lovely Mari, sporting a Maricolous cutched-dyed, handwoven poncho.



Vat Party

July 16th, 2012 § 0

An afternoon well spent! Mint and ginger matcha on ice and a lot of blue fingernails.

Thanks to everyone who came, sweated it out in the sunshine, and dove into the bucket with gusto! Thanks to Alissa of Matcha Source for hosting the afternoon!



Furoshiki

July 15th, 2012 § 0

This week I made a batch of indigo dyed furoshiki, a japanese style wrapping cloth, exclusively for Matcha Source. I’m looking forward to this afternoon’s outdoor dye sesh at the store!



Indigo and Matcha

July 8th, 2012 § 0

Please come join me and Alissa of Matcha Source for tea and indigo next Sunday!

July 15th 3:00pm-4pm

Matcha Source

8036 West 3rd St. 90048

310.845.9392

rsvp: dye@maricolous.com



OW

June 27th, 2012 § 0

Shibori banners I made for Otherwild- the Grand Opening is tonight!

raw silk

canvas



Bean Dip

June 24th, 2012 § 0

Variations of my new favorite dyestuff- beans!

silk noil



Otherwild Grand Opening

June 22nd, 2012 § 0

You don’t want to miss the (brand new!) Otherwild opening- this Wednesday! Be prepared to be overwhelmed by the myriad of  incredible objects all in one place- a few doors down from Musso & Frank on good old Hollywood Blvd.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 27TH, 6PM – 9PM
OTHERWILD | 6727 7/8 HOLLYWOOD BLVD LA, CA 90028
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FULL MOON PICKLES & CATERING
EDEN’S HERBALS
DJ SETS BY YACHT + PENISGRAFFITIBLACKFOOT
TAX-FREE SHOPPING + OTHER SURPRISES



Yard Sale at Space 1520

June 8th, 2012 § 0

Come shop in the sunshine this Sunday from 11-4!



Michael Wells Maricolous Video

June 6th, 2012 § 0

Check out this sweet video photographer slash videographer Michael Wells made here in the studio!



Decorative Traces

June 2nd, 2012 § 0

Maricolous is now featured in the Maker section of Decorative Traces, a design blog based in NY. If you are looking for inspiration peruse their glossary, library, read interviews with aesthetes, or find out about events pertaining to the decorative arts like “Cardinal Mazarin and his Books.”

On a recent pass through the shop JF & SON on University Place, we were struck by a small selection of vibrant quilts. We soon learned the colorful bedcovers and a selection of table linens were the creation of Los Angeles based designer Ashley Thayer of Maricolous. Her process is homespun, from foraging plants around her backyard to produce dye, to weaving fiber into cloth on a hand loom. Piecing together the fabric in traditional geometric quilt patterns brings a captivating sense of order to the unrestrained nature of shibori and abstract dyeing techniques. Each work is unique and strikingly contemporary….