Patchwork is a form of needle work consisting of sewing several pieces of fabric together to form a unique creation. Patchworks are usually very colorful and are used as blankets or decoration.
So what makes this a good option for teambuilding activities ? First patchwork is a quite long process to do alone, but the time is reduced when you work as a team. This demonstrates the importance of working as a team member, and how your work affects the work of others around you. Second, the sewing technique is very simple to learn, so your team does not need any prior experience in needle work.
Demonstrate the importance of working as a team member through crafting an intricate patchwork masterpiece!
Several types of fabric will be offer to you, with several drawings and colors on it. Everyone from your team will find a fabric, form and color that team member will like. The ultimate goal is to produce something pleasant from every piece of fabric chosen, and assemble them. We like to ask our participants to create something that reflects your company – this is one of the best teambuilding activities for establishing a corporate culture and strong team spirit.
The final patchwork will represent your company culture, and the input of everyone on the team. Each piece of fabric will represent an individual, and since everyone is different, each piece will be unique. The goal of the exercise is to put the fabric together in a way that is logical yet creative. The final work will share a message, that represents the importance of working as a member, and how the skills of each individual are integrated into achieve success.