Below the Kōwhai - Children's Tio Trousers Tapered & Wide PDF Sewing Pattern

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Boys and girls can wear the pull-up, loose-fitting Tio Trousers. The wide and tapered variants both have excellent stylistic lines. Although they are perfectly fashionable and suitable for short legs, they are not striking.

Tio is the Māori name for oyster. Pronounce tio like “Te-orh” in English.

We are confident that you will adore this classic style that is so simple to wear and style.


  • Available sizes 1-10 Children size. Chest from 47cm (18 1/2") to 74cm (29 1/8") and Hip from 47cm (18 1/2") to 79cm (31 1/8")
  • Available sizes 8-14 Teen size. Chest from 68cm (26 3/4") to 84cm (33") and Hip from 73cm (28 3/4") to 89cm (35")

Skill Level:  Beginners

Recommended Fabric: This garment is for all seasons. Look for cottons, linens, flannels, corduroy, velvets etc.

Pattern Format: This is a PDF pattern. Included in your download is an A4 file for at home printing, an A0 File for Copy Shop Printing, Projector files and detailed instruction files. 


  • Co-ordinating sewing thread.
  • 25mm (1”) wide non-roll elastic
  • Small piece of ribbon or twill tape to create back tag
  • Faux Drawsting (optional) 50cm (20”) length of 13mm (1/3”) twill tape, or as desired.

PDF Patterns
This product is a PDF pattern which means you are purchasing a digital file/s. Upon completion of your order you will be able to directly download your pattern files. All files supplied are subject to copyright and are available only for your own sewing projects and not to be used for any commercial purposes.

Pattern Printing Service
We are delighted to be able to bring you a PDF Pattern print service in partnership with Niche Print. If you choose to purchase your pattern with printing, your printed pattern will ship directly from Niche print, separately to any package from Harmer and Huff. To purchase your digital file with a printed copy, select the pattern +A0 Printing from the options on the product page.If you select to have your pattern printed, you also receive all digital pattern files as a  download.