Tatyana Design Blog

The Fruit Cocktail Dress June 10, 2016 09:54

Finally I can show the project I was involved in last year!!! It all started with this photo: My girlfriend, Natalya wanted something similar. So the work began: Natalya made the dress pattern, Victoria did the applique design and digitized it … Continue reading


Divine! news December 01, 2015 11:24

I’m so excited! I’m so delighted and so thrilled!  My Candy Crush capsule has been approved for the Divine! Design with Candy Crush project!!!!!! Cannot show you anything yet. It is all going to be BIG surprise, reviled on Wowcracy … Continue reading

Birth of a Rose December 22, 2014 14:33

It was a pleasure to spend some quiet time during this pre-Christmas hustle making presents for my friends. Here is birth of a silk Blue rose.   This elegant brooch has already made its way to Switzerland, to my dear … Continue reading

“Balloon” dresses September 10, 2014 12:43

Sometime is take a while to understand and adapt an idea…. This is exactly what has happen to my “balloon” dresses. I have seen the Vogue pattern – V1187 when it was just released and was not so sure about … Continue reading

Evolution of an Inspiration August 20, 2014 17:08

Is Made to Measure just getting a dress that fits perfectly? A dress that fits perfectly is a pretty special dress anyway today, But Made to Measure can be much much more than that. It can represent the epitome of … Continue reading

Kriegsmarine coastal artillery uniform May 03, 2014 02:20

Yesterday I had no idea what the German Kriegsmarine coastal artillery uniform looked like, or that it even existed, today – I’m sewing tress to the collar of one! Oh, and apparently a ‘tress’ signifies the rank of senior corporal … Continue reading

Tsar Ball September 24, 2013 18:35

While I was launching my latest collection at International Fashion Week, some of my historically-inspired gowns were attending the Tsar Ball in Melbourne.  This was the 21st St. Vladimir’s Grand Ball organized by Russian Ethnic Representative Council of Victoria. My gowns … Continue reading

Small details September 20, 2012 21:59

Beautiful small details

Sneak preview of the photo shoot September 17, 2012 21:15

It was an exciting day!   The team worked wonderfully together and models were beautiful…

“Empress Dream” – gold button July 23, 2012 10:32

One more exciting news! Gold button is ready! It is designed and hand-made by Peter Lee from Individual Jewellery. This button is gold plated, and customers will have an option to order solid gold buttons for a touch of luxury.  … Continue reading

Charcoal robe – part 4 June 14, 2012 12:19

A last special touch in this story is the hand written note I received in the mail.  My client was overjoyed with her robe – delighted in the journey she was able to take in customising a one of a … Continue reading


Charcoal robe – part 3 June 12, 2012 16:13

It was such a pleasure, as always seeing the robe come together. From the tiny details and elements I had conceptualised in my mind to finally seeing it complete and in its full glory.  I was so excited to be … Continue reading


Charcoal robe – part 2 June 04, 2012 21:54

In our next meeting we looked through my collection of silk swatches and towelling.  Selecting the right fabric combination is always so important in the designing process.  It not only dictates the fit and fall of the robe, but also … Continue reading


Charcoal robe – part 1 May 25, 2012 16:30

Over my next few blog posts I’d like to share design story of the robe that we worked on in the months leading up to Christmas.  I had a lady contact me after seeing the Blush Collection. … Continue reading