Tatyana Design Blog

“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

Hand-Crafted Kimonos: Japan’s Wearable Masterpieces August 22, 2013 23:47

“Business of Fashion” had a fascinating article about making kimonos. Here are just few spinets: “Even the most celebrated Western couture houses start to look like fast fashion when you consider how much time the best kimono makers spend on … Continue reading

Fabric sorting day February 18, 2013 23:04

Today I decided to sort through my fabrics. As usual, it is started with a simple question: Where is the red fabric I was going to make this summer dress from? Well… I have found red fabric, and blue fabric … Continue reading

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…

Interfilière Paris – Autumn Winter 2013 colour trends August 31, 2012 11:06

‘Beauty is in everything and knows no boundaries, geographic or historical’. This sums up the creative mood of the Interfilière colour experts which introduces the trend guide. I love the pastels again and the interesting colours for next year: Antique … Continue reading

Interfilière Paris – Fabrics for Summer 2013 August 30, 2012 13:47

Interfilière Paris presented some amassing fabrics and laces for summer 2013! Here is a snapshot of what to come: Interesting to see some laces with ethnic designs:   and wide laces: all photos are from Lingerie Buyer

Silk mousseline – part 5 June 22, 2012 10:18

First sample of the embroidery is ready. It looks even more delicate than the sketch  (and it is done on my own embroidery machine!!!!) parts 1, 2, 3 and 4

Beading corals June 07, 2012 11:13

Первый день. Полет нормальный. This is the result of the first day of beading. So far so good

Louise Saxton – Sanctuary June 05, 2012 18:29

Just came back from the exhibition by Louise Saxton – Sanctuary at Heide. Wow!  What an unexpected way to use and re-use beautiful laces and cross-stitch pieces.  I’m not even going to write about amount of work that goes into … Continue reading


Silk mousseline – part 2 May 17, 2012 14:43

Success! We have now learnt and documented how to embroider my silk mousseline. Here is the first successful sample (let’s not count the unsuccessful trials….) parts 1, 3, 4 and 5

Silk mousseline March 14, 2012 21:54

Just as I picked “Creamy” colour from “Delicious” Interfilière 2013 Colour Trend as one of my favourite, this little cloud of silk mousseline has arrived. It was so light and airy and yet, it hid objects behind it.  It was … Continue reading

Interfilière 2013 Colour Trend – Intense March 06, 2012 19:59

Lingerie colour trend – Intense 


Interfilière 2013 Colour Trend – Fade in Time March 05, 2012 22:07

Lingerie colour trend – Fade in Time.

Interfilière 2013 Colour Trend – Delicious March 04, 2012 22:19

Lingerie colour trend – Delicious Oh! Simple pleasure of being pretty!


Back at work January 30, 2012 19:19

Uff! All New Years are celebrated: New Year, Russian New Year by old calender and Chinese New Year! We are back at work   It is lovely to be back in the studio, amongst fabrics and patterns.  I have lots … Continue reading