A Patchwork Life is designed to inspire the conversations, storytelling and creativity of women of all ages. The 40 cards (with stickers included) are rich in narrative and imaginative possibilities, and can be used to reflect on thoughts and feelings, relationships and the stuff that matters.
A Patchwork Life offers the metaphor of a patchwork quilt for exploring identity. Each person's identity is made up of unique memories, experiences, dreams and relationships, all sewn together. As in life, we can choose how we lay out the quilt, add new pieces, and remove frayed or unwanted patches.
A Patchwork Life is a versatile resource which can be used for group work, storytelling, creative arts therapy, ice-breaking activities and therapeutic conversations with women. The applications are limitless.
There are five different sheets of stickers included, featuring images of the cards, selected details from the cards and additional illustrations. These beautiful stickers are perfect for many types of creative activity including journaling and collage-making. Extra sets of stickers will be available for sale separately in late 2012.
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