TAUKO Magazine is a pioneering independent print publication for home sewists around the world. The vast horizon of crafts, culture and climate is featured in sewing patterns, interviews, columns, articles, tips and recommendations by international contributors.
TAUKO Magazine No. 5 is all about soft and comfy wool! The issue features essays of local wool production in Europe and portraits textile artists working with indigenous sheep herds in Denmark and the US. Making use of soft jerseys, wool, padded cotton and linen the sweaters, coats, trousers and dresses come with many variations for differently skilled sewists. All patterns come in 9 sizes from bust width 31” / 78cm to 57.5” / 146cm.DESIGNERS
Joanne Au, Sadie Egan, Lisa Falconer, Christine Haynes, Elles Thé Lanfer, Bren Larsen,Juha Vehmaanperä and Andini Wijendaru
Articles, essays and columns:
From the Farm to the Runway: A Story of Homecoming Words by Lois Armas, Photography by Laura Oja
Artistic Narratives of Wool: An Introduction to the Work of Claudy Jongstra
Words by Lola Tairov, Photography by Josefina Eikenaar, Heleen Haijtema, Natascha Libbert and Jeroen Musch
A New Place for lace: The HEILA Bag
Words & photography by Juha Vehmaanperä
The Skateboarding Weaver Interview with Naiomi Glasses
Photography by Tyler Glasses
Craft letters: From Dallas with love Words & photography by Alexis Bailey
Clothing and Identity Words & photography by Leila Kelleher
TAUKO is a 128-page collectable that measures in at 275mm high x 215mm wide. There are four folded paper pattern sheets included with the magazine. The patterns from each issue are overprinted on the four sheets - trace off your sizes before use. A 1cm seam allowance is included in patterns unless otherwise specified. Finished garment measurements are included for each pattern. Please see images for examples of the pattern sheets and instructions format.
Tauko is printed in Estonia with a glue and stitch binding to secure durability and easy reading.
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