Many people think of the Volendam costume when they think of Holland. In fact, the costume is only worn in the one village and is not representative of the Netherlands as a whole but easily recognizable.
This pattern represents the most popular Dutch boy version of the costume.
It is c. 1905 and c.1940 – 1950.
It is a 5 piece set and includes:
Jacket – Double breast and no collar. Only the back and front are lined. The sleeves are not lined. Faux button closure with snaps in the front.
Pants – Baggy with faux sailor front closure in the front. Elastic at the back for easy dressing.
Dickey – Double bib style with Hook and Loop tape closure in the back.
Cap - With floppy look
Scarf – Long triangular shape
The girl version of this pattern is also available. Volendam.
Recommended Fabrics: Light to Medium weight woven fabrics - Cotton, quilter’s cotton, linen, polycotton
Pants — 11.5” x 32”
Cap and Scarf — 7” x 22.5”
Fusible Interfacing for Cap — 7.5” x 14”
Fabric for Jacket — 7.5” x 32”
Lining for Jacket — 10” x 20”
Dickey — 9.5” x 15”
Dickey Collar — Remnant — 4” x 4”
Silver or Gold Buttons for pants — 1/2" wide — x2
(Smooth and Round)
Collar Buttons — 1/4" wide — x2
Jacket Buttons — 1/4" wide — x4
Sew on Snaps — 1/4" wide — x2
Black embroidery floss or thread
Elastic — 3/8” wide — 5”
Elastic — 1/4" wide — 4”
Hook-and-loop Tape — 4” (5/8” width – cut in half to get about 1/4” wide)
Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate
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