RIKA overall 01
TAUKO #3-VIOLET-09-by Meklit Fekadu Tsige
Mapping vintage
TAUKO #3-MELISSE-02-by Meklit Fekadu Tsige
TAUKO #3-LILA-01-by Meklit Fekadu Tsige
TAUKO #3-HELMI-02-by Meklit Fekadu Tsige
Aja Barber
SWING dress

TAUKO Magazine Issue No. 3


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.

DESIGNERS: 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
  • Book Reviews
  • 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

FORMAT: 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. It is printed in Estonia with a glue and stitch binding to secure durability and easy reading.

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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 features more than 10 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.