For our 4th issue, TAUKO Magazine will slow down and take a look at what grows right next to our feet.
The 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.
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
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.
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.