Photo blankets helps us remember the past events and enjoy the current times. They also enable our children to know who we were and the journey we have taken to reach where we are. Our digital memories are stored on our social media platforms after posting them. Those memories are turned into fantastic art by a beautifully woven blanket.
Photo blankets can show off a group of photos just like the olden scrapbooks. Images of family weddings, anniversaries and birthdays can be woven into a photo blanket. You can hang it on a wall, or over the couch, or on a bed. A picture blanket will keep you warm and happy.Don’t leave your photos to waste away online or in shoe boxes. Peruse through your photos and find the ones you don’t want to forget about and create a photo blanket.
In the olden days, photo blankets were made of thick cloth showing people, objects, and symbols to tell a story or reveal past events. Long ago, people used blankets as a method of communication through storytelling, honoring dead, and it was a respected form of art. Modern photo blankets have changed to modern techniques and more efficient, but the primary meaning has not changed much. People show photos to represent memories and reveal history.
Photo blankets can also be given and received as gifts. They can also be used in homes decor on furniture coverings and as decorative displays or photograph. Photo blankets are often offered as wedding, birthday, Christmas, baby, or anniversary gifts for individuals or couples.
The main types of photo blankets are woven, knitted and dyed photo blankets. Woven photo blankets are made using digital software that scans a picture, creates a pattern and then creates a woven picture blanket using various colored yams. Woven photo blankets, has two varieties; an afghan photo blanket and a tapestry photo blanket. The yarn used in the weave of an afghan photo blanket is the same width in both horizontal and vertical directions while a tapestry photo blanket is made with a yarn of two different diameters.
A knitted photo blanket is made using a machine that uses the same scanning process and pattern process by knitting the yams together in a looping technique. Many knitted photo blankets have limited colors caused by the knitting process and the ongoing thread forming loops in the process.
A dyed photo blanket is the most recent type of photo blanket and is made by printing dye onto fabric from a digital photo. This type provides room for unlimited colors and has the sharpest picture clarity of the three.