TAUKO Magazine is an 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 fourth issue of the TAUKO magazine what grows right next to our feet; this issue is dedicated to the fungi world, understanding mycorrhiza and introducing the basics for creating natural dyes with mushrooms. The magazine features ten sewing patterns by independent designers inspired by the fungi and plant world. Making use of soft linen, wool, poplin and hand dyed fabrics the dresses, trousers and jackets come with many variations for differently skilled sewists. All patterns come in 9 sizes from bust width 31” / 78cm to 57.5” / 146cm.
Vivian Shao Chen, Floriane, Vanessa Hansen, Jasmin Henzi, Kristína Šipulová, Andini Wijendaru and Cris Wood
ARTICLES, ESSAYS, and COLUMNS
Maker Story: Gathering Craftsmanship by Kristína Šipulová
Interview with Textile Illustrator Satu Kontinen: Flowering Textiles
An Introduction to Mushroom Dyeing by Julie Beeler
Creative Fungi: Mila Moisio in conversation with Julie Beeler
Illustrated story: Making with Mycelia by Christine Liu
Clothing and Identity, essay by Maibe Maroccolo
A column: In Relationship to Plants by Katrina Rodabaugh
Craft letters: From Brisbane with Love by Sue-Ching Lascelles
Book Reviews (including our book, Journeys in Natural Dyeing!)
TAUKO Issue 4 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 that include the pattern pieces for the 10 patterns published in this issue. It is printed in Estonia with a glue and stitch binding to secure durability and easy reading.
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