By Nicole Reading and Innovative Resources
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.
Featuring the exquisite illustrations of Nicole Reading, 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 groupwork, storytelling, creative arts therapy, icebreaking activities and therapeutic conversations with women. Originally developed for use in grief and loss counselling, its applications are limited only by your creativity!
This is the first Innovative Resources card set to be sold with stickers. 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 journalling and collage-making.
Extra sets of stickers will be available for sale separately in late 2012.
Published by Innovative Resources, 2012
40 laminated, full-colour cards, 12cm x 12cm
5 sheetlets of stickers (60 different stickers in total), 12cm x 12cm
Polypropylene box, 40-page booklet
Concept and illustrations: Nicole Reading
For more information and to buy online go to the Resources tab on the St Luke's Innovative Resources website, www.innovativeresources.org