Stitch and Bitch dolls

MENOPAUSAL dolls with droopy boobs, flabby arms, double chin and swollen ankles will soon be on sale in Wedmore. New knitting group Stitch and Bitch have designed the dolls which have all the ailments of a menopausal women. The group, formed earlier thi

MENOPAUSAL dolls with droopy boobs, flabby arms, double chin and swollen ankles will soon be on sale in Wedmore. New knitting group Stitch and Bitch have designed the dolls which have all the ailments of a menopausal women. The group, formed earlier this year, has been busy making the dolls in time for sale at a coffee morning on April 21 to raise funds for local charities.Member Jenny Impey said: "The whole thing started because I was given a similar doll for Christmas from my sister in the USA and we thought it was a really good idea."The ailments of menopause are marked on the dolls' bodies and their faces match the varying moods of a menopausal woman. Stitch and Bitch formed in January and the dozen members meet on Wednesdays to try knitting, patchwork and sewing, and have a gossip. Jenny added: "We don't take ourselves that seriously and thought the dolls would be a bit of a laugh." For more details about Stitch and Bitch call Penny on 01934 713247.


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