TAUKO Magazine Issue No. 10
TAUKO Magazine No.10 invites you to dive into the enchanting world of ‘Ballroom Dreams’. This issue features nine dazzling designs inspired by the theme ‘party’. From ethereal tulle gowns to shimmering glittering vests, the collection, created by international designers, captures the essence of festive elegance. The articles and essays embark on a journey through the vibrant history of balls, tracing the vibrant tapestry of New York’s ball scene to the opulent ballrooms of interwar Berlin. Experience the transformative power of acceptance, the joyful celebration of diversity and the profound sense of belonging that Ballroom Dreams offers. The issue includes paper patterns and step-by-step instructions for all designs, which are available in 9 sizes ranging from a 31″/78 cm bust to a 57.5″/146 cm bust.
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 is a 128-page collectable that measures in at 275 mm high x 215 mm wide. There are four folded paper pattern sheets included with the print magazine. It is printed in Estonia with a glue and stitch binding to secure durability and easy reading.
TAUKO Magazine is a pioneering independent print publication for home sewists and fashion and culture lovers, who have a big heart for the planet. It has its headquarters in Helsinki and Berlin and is founded and published by art researchers, fashion designers, makers, and passionate fighters for planetary wellbeing, Kaisa Rissanen and Mila Moisio. Its international network of contributors, designers, writers, photographers, and illustrators share the need to bring mindful and beautiful work to the world.
Each issue is packed with sewing pattern designs created by celebrities and newcomers from the sewing community. A carefully curated selection makes design clothing accessible to anyone willing to try out sewing and learn new skills. With actual-size paper patterns, easy guidelines, agile images, and illustrations, we wish to make the sewing experience empowering, exciting and fun. The vast horizon of crafts, culture, and climate is featured in interviews, columns, articles, tips, and recommendations by our international contributors.
TAUKO Magazine continues our story of finding new, regenerative, and empowering ways to celebrate design and clothes. It’s a start for positive system change. Our background is in running an awarded sustainable fashion brand, and we’ve become very familiar with design, pattern making, collection presentation, international fashion weeks – learning how clothing matter only when there is a personal connection to it.
TAUKO stands for a break or a pause in Finnish. It describes a strong, silent, and still movement that is almost impossible to notice.