Tauko Magazine - Issue No. 4 - Fungi 2022
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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.
For our 4th issue we 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. 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
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.