TAUKO NO. 12 :: Pre-order


The new issue of Tauko will launch on 9 July!

Get ready to fire up your sewing machines and dive into our July issue, where we're exploring the dynamic theme of sport! Delving into one of the most significant fashion trends of the last century, pattern designers from around the world have created patterns for supportive and comfortable tops suitable for all activities, cosy sweaters tailored for sewists of all skill levels, a trendy blush vest and even a versatile cape that doubles as a bag! This long-awaited issue answers the call of our devoted sewing community, and we are thrilled to bring you this distinctive and engaging content!

Each design is accompanied by paper patterns and step-by-step instructions, ensuring accessibility for all. Available in nine sizes ranging from a 31"/78cm bust to a 57.5"/146cm bust, our patterns empower makers of all shapes and sizes to bring their creative visions to life.

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 275mm high x 215mm 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.


Jessica Silversaga, Silke Türck, Josefine Hultén, Cindy Bithell, Kaisa Rissanen, Natalie Chanin and Alyssa Marcheleta


Articles, essays and columns:

Crafting Connections: The Power of Global Sewing Communities in the 21st Century

Words by Nicole Prestle
Illustrations by Xuehka


A Maker’s Tale: A Sewist’s Odyssey from Childhood to the Age of the Makers

Words by Petra Koivu

Photography by Petra Koivu, Tapani Koivu, and Seppo Aakkula


The Physics of a Wedding Dress: Revealing the Structural Secrets Behind a DIY Wedding Gown

Words by Ella Clausen

Photography by Ella Clausen and Eder Acevedo


Clothing and Identity

Words by Catherine Clark 

Photography by Isak Tiner


Craft Letters: From Calgary with Love

Words and photography by Sylvia Nettey


Mending Communal Structures Interview with Niko Lindgren 

Photography by Laura Oja


Gathering in Green: The Communal Charm of the Potsdamer Güterbahnhof

Words by Mila Moisio

Photography courtesy of Kleingartenkolonie Potsdamer Güterbahnhof


Book Reviews

Words by Mila Moisio 

Photography by Laura Oja