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.
In the second issue of the TAUKO magazine, you will find 10 designs by international designers with step by step sewing guidelines and actual size paper patterns. Making use of soft linen, bold floral patterns, sturdy twill and sheer knits you’ll learn to make wrap maxi dresses, voluminous trousers and zero waste tops. All patterns come in 9 sizes from bust width 31” / 78cm to 57.5” / 146cm. The issue explores the theme “Kinship” in articles, essays, columns, recommendations and interviews which highlight the importance of crafting in creating communities and new cultural traditions.
SEWING PATTERN DESIGNERS:
Elina Vuorema, Fanni Lyytikäinen, Maureen Gleason, Kaisa Rissanen, Birgitta Helmersson, Gian Padilla Suarez, Mila Moisio, Mandi Bharij, Adama Amanda Ndiaye
Nisan Aktürk, Jesus Herrera, Betsy Greer, Saara Obele, Andini Wijendaru, Dita W. Yolashasanti, Wambui Njuguna-Räisänen, Stacy K. Allen, Hildá länsman, Ulla pirttijärvi, Marja Helander
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 Laura Oja, @laura.oja, @taukomagazine
All illustrations by Ivona Fodora, @ivonafodora, @taukomagazine
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We hope to be an inclusive company and strive to create an environment that is welcoming and embraces diversity, both with our online presence, the makers we represent, our physical pop-ups events and our collaborations.
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* Labour Behind the Label
* The Runnymede Trust.