TAUKO Magazine emerges as an independent print sanctuary for home sewists, fashion enthusiasts, and those who cherish cultural depth, all unified by a profound respect for the environment. Nestled in the hearts of Helsinki and Berlin, it is the brainchild of Kaisa Rissanen and Mila Moisio, whose backgrounds in art research, fashion design, and sustainable brand management fuse to champion planetary well-being.
This biannual publication presents over ten original sewing patterns per issue, crafted by both esteemed and emerging talents within the sewing sphere. TAUKO Magazine democratizes design fashion, transforming it into an attainable pursuit for those eager to indulge in sewing and develop new proficiencies. Equipped with actual-size paper patterns, straightforward instructions, and vivid visuals, the magazine seeks to elevate the sewing endeavor into an empowering and joyous journey.
But TAUKO is more than patterns. It is a mosaic of crafts, culture, and climate discussions, brought to life through insightful interviews, thought-provoking columns, and enriching articles contributed by a global network of creatives. These pieces aim to spark a dialogue on sustainable living and mindful consumption, reflecting on how personal connections to our clothes foster a deeper appreciation for fashion.
In the quietude of its Finnish name—meaning a rest or interlude—TAUKO Magazine invites readers to a reflective halt, encouraging a moment to appreciate the art of slow fashion and the potential for positive change within the industry.
- Indulge in sewing with designs from notable and emerging talents
- Empower your creativity with easy-to-follow patterns and guidelines
- Explore a rich tapestry of articles on crafts, culture, and sustainability
- Connect personally with your wardrobe through mindful consumption
In the serene spirit of its name, TAUKO—synonymous with a break or pause in Finnish—echoes through its pages, championing a movement that is quiet, resolute, and barely perceptible yet profoundly significant.