Milli’s Peddler Tray

I opted to make Milli a tray rather than a basket. 

The tray is 5″x3″ at the top edge, 4.5″x2.5″ at the base. I putangled fabric handles on the sides, but then decided I didn’t like her hands stuck in them. It has two ribbons, on for her neck and one tied around her waist. It seems pretty stable. 


Next comes filling it. 

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Milli’s New Red Bodice

My peddler doll finally has a bodice. It is a Basque style in a red twill wool.

I want to find a pretty kerchief for her. She will also get a collar and cuffs.

Next up:

  • Apron of many pockets
  • Her basket
  • Goodies to fill the basket.

Lessons learned: Fabrics that easily fray are not good for doll making. I don’t like the original names for the dolls. This one is more like a Milli.