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.
The third issue of the TAUKO magazine features 12 fabulous sewing patterns. The timeless designs created by international designers are treasured as the future heirlooms, pieces to cherish for generations to come. Making use of soft linen, silk, jersey and denim the boilersuits, tops 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. The articles, essays and columns talk about the value of vintage pieces bringing new perspectives and ideas to inspire the readers.
Brittany Bumb, Oroma Cookey-Gam, Ivona Fodora, Rebekah Foley-Read, Sophie Hines, Jess Lucas, Gaëlle Martin, Mila Moisio, Lisa Oberländer, Johanna Morris, Kaisa Rissanen
Articles, essays and columns:
Mapping Vintage – Mila Moisio in conversation with Liisa Jokinen
Craft Letters: From the San Francisco Bay with Love by Sadie Egan
Over-All-Over maker story by Lisa Oberländer
Essay about Clothing and Identity by Carolyn Denham
Column “Lessons in Value from Leona’s Quilt” by Katrina Rodabaugh
Article “Who Wants Dead White Man’s Clothes?” by Aja Barber
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.
All photos by Meklit Fekadu Tsige, @meklit.fekadu, @taukomagazine
All illustrations by Ivona Fodora, @ivonafodora, @taukomagazine
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