Pioneer Clothes


The Polka Dot Attic will not be shipping between June 30th and July 10th, 2014.

Any orders placed on those days will ship on July 11th

if all size/color info has been provided.

If you're the parent of a K-12th grader, you know that there are several occasions where your child (and maybe you too) will need or want to dress in old-fashioned clothing or as a famous historical figure. We have a steady stock of pioneer, colonial and Victorian costumes and old-fashioned clothing just for this purpose, in a variety of sizes and styles. So, if you or your child need a costume, we can help!

Our costumes are great for...

One-room School House field trips
Wax Museum Night
Hero Day presentations
Famous American reports
Apple Valley Days
Gold Rush Days
Colonial Days
Forest Home Farms
School Plays
America Rocks
Gold Dust or Bust
Oklahoma Land Run
Laura Ingalls Days
Little House on the Prairie
Oregon Trail
Pioneer Days
Pioneer Trek
Heritage Days
Wagon Masters
Fort Tejon

These are some historical figures that we've costumed:

Florence Nightingale
Annie Sullivan
Helen Keller
Mary Cassat
Rosa Parks
Eleanor Roosevelt
Susan B. Anthony
Amelia Earhart
Harriet Tubman
Abigail Adams
Laura Ingalls Wilder

Walt Disney
Wilbur or Orville Wright
John Muir
Theodore Roosevelt
John Sutter
Daniel Boone
Thomas Edison

Here are just a few examples of the costumes we offer...



Please review the important information about our items and store policies list below before you start shopping. A link to our online pioneer store is located below this information.

The Polka Dot Attic Online Store Info and Policies

**The Polka Dot Attic will not be shipping between June 30th and July 10th, 2014. Any items ordered on those days will ship on July 11th if all size/color info has been provided.

About our costumes: All of costumes are made in America and sold from California. Some are new, some vintage, some re-purposed; all authentic-looking and cotton for your pioneer/wax museum/biography report/event. Check out our Facebook photos page to see items that we've sold and are currently selling.

Sizing: I can fit your child if you tell me his/her: grade, shirt size, height (short, average, tall), build (slim, average, husky) and color preference. For dresses, I need the measurement from the back of the neck to the top of the shoe. For skirts, I need measurement from waist to top of shoe. For boys, I need to know head size for hats (small, med, large for his age). All bonnets are for 3rd-6th graders and women with small heads. Please view our Facebook photos first if you want to see exact outfit.

Purchases: Please note that many items featured below have been sold. I have similar but not exact items for sale unless it’s a new item. Buy them below with Paypal or call (925) 838-8004 or (925) 519-4964 to use a credit card, Visa or MC.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Please take care when choosing the sizes and colors of your items. Altered clothing cannot be returned.

Shipping: Orders placed and paid on a Monday will arrive by Wed/Thurs/Fri of the same week. No orders altered until paid. If short on time, call (925) 838-8004 to confirm arrival date for your purchase. Cell number okay if I’m not driving (925) 519-4964. Visa and Mastercard by phone only. International shipping available - please call to get a shipping estimate. Overnight shipping in continental U.S. is available with USPS for $19.99 envelope, $39.00 box, must go out by 2:30 P.M. PST. West-coast addresses are cheaper (must call and confirm, order over the phone). You will receive a cash refund in your shipment if the cost of shipping your items was less than what you paid!

Please call (925) 519-4964 to confirm arrival date for your purchase if you are short on time.

I've read The Polka Dot Attic's store policies and I'm ready to shop!

Online Pioneer Shop

The Polka Dot Attic - online or by appointment for locals, Danville, CA - (925) 838-8004 or (925) 519-4964