Tatyana Design Blog

Happy New Year!!! January 01, 2017 02:21

Dear friends, supporters, colleges and customers wishing you  happy New Year!!!!!

Merry Christmas!!!! December 25, 2016 13:37

Wishing all our friends, supporters and customers safe and merry Christmas!!!!


Toorak Village Sculpture exhibition May 15, 2016 11:38

This year it is 15th year of the exhibition where Australian artists will display their sculptures in Toorak Village shop windows, arcades and along the sidewalks of Toorak Road. We were there for dinner last night and spotted few very interesting … Continue reading


Happy 8 of March!!!! March 08, 2016 10:10

Ladies, happy International Women’s day!!! Health, happiness and love! Девочки с 8 марта! Счастья, здоровья и любви!


Tatyana’s day January 25, 2016 19:20

Dear Tatyanas happy Angel day! Дорогие тезки, с именинами нас!  

Happy New Year! December 31, 2015 22:43

Wishing all my followers, customers, suppliers and friends very happy New Year! May this year be full of interesting projects, inspiration, success and love. Happy New Year!!!

Merry Christmas and happy New Year! December 24, 2014 12:26

Wishing you Merry Christmas and very happy New Year.  May it bring lots of inspirational and rewarding projects, loving friends and family and good health. See you in a New Year! … 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

Holiday! September 24, 2014 14:13

To escape Melbourne winter and remind ourselves that summer will come, we took a break in Northern Queensland – Thala Beach Resort. This is what we will be calling “our beach” for the next ten days

“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

Spring flowers September 07, 2014 11:56

It has been less than a week since last pictures of my nectarine tree and it is now all covered in bright pink flower and green leaves!!!

Spring! September 01, 2014 09:42

Spring! The first dainty buds are forming on my nectarine trees! Spring is finally on its way… I’m not sure why but I find the last weeks of August are the most difficult weeks of winter. Hot chocolate and cosy … Continue reading

Undressed: 350 years of underwear in fashion – inspiration overload! July 28, 2014 20:31

Of course any exhibition is inspiring.  Small details, intricate work, connections through the time to all those seamstresses making beautiful garments….. “Undressed: 350 years of underwear in fashion” was not an exception! So many amazing details, so many fine examples … Continue reading

Women of good morals wore no drawers! July 24, 2014 11:59

One more post inspired by the “Undressed: 350 years of underwear in fashion” exibihion. Drawers were not universally worn during the early nineteenth century.  Underdrawers were considered risque, as the garments resembled men’s pant legs and so were regarded as being … Continue reading

Undressed: 350 years of underwear in fashion July 21, 2014 22:33

We had a wonderful day trip to Bendigo for “Undressed: 350 years of underwear in fashion” and I’m glad we went to the morning talk by the Edwina Ehrman, Curator of Fashion and Textiles, Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Her … 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

Spring in Melbourne September 01, 2013 08:04

It is almost spring here in Melbourne Camellias putting on a wonderful display in Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne  

Paris Kyne July 31, 2013 20:24

It is with great sadness I write about the passing of Paris Kyne, Melbourne talented Master Millener and my friend. You will be in our hearts and memories… Rest in pease, Bad Boy Hatter. PS The funeral for Paris Kyne … Continue reading

Try not to laugh June 07, 2013 23:24

Навещала сегодня русские блоги. Это как чай с давними друзьями… не тороплово, на диванчике, с печенюшками… picture from here У Hlo нашла вот это: “- Мастер, ты мудр, дай мне совет. Иногда бывает так плохо, кажется, что все отвернулись от … Continue reading

Happy Easter! May 05, 2013 22:29

Happy Orthodox Easter!  It is a bit late this year, but still, we had a lovely celebration picture is from here

Autumn May 03, 2013 22:56

Glorious autumn colours at the Domaine Chandon vineyard today

Roses May 02, 2013 09:27

My roses are enjoining Melbourne’s long, warm and wet autumn. All bushes are flowering, and we had cut flowers for over a month now House has a beautiful perfume of roses…..

Happy Easter! March 30, 2013 14:38

Dear friends, wishing you happy and safe Easter! photo from  here