Photo blankets helps us remember the past events and enjoy the current times. They also show our future children who we were and the journey we have taken to reach where we are. We post our photos on social media and those sites store our digital memories. Those memories are transformed into amazing art by a beautifully woven blanket.
Just like the olden scrapbooks college photo sheets can display off a group of pictures. Family Weddings, Anniversaries, and birthday images 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 is a way to keep someone warm and happy.Don’t allow your photos to waste away online or shoe hoe boxes. Photos and memories you don’t want to forget about and make a photo blanket.
Historically, photo blankets used to tell a story or reveal past events and were made of thick cloth which had images of people, objects and symbols. Long ago, people used blankets as a method of communication through storytelling, honoring dead, and it was a respected form of art. The the primary meaning of photo blankets has not changed much even after being changed through modern techniques. People show photos to represent memories and reveal history.
Photo blankets can also be used as gifts to be given away and received between friends. They can also be used to decorate homes on furniture coverings and as decorative display of a design or photograph. Photo blankets are often offered as wedding, birthday, Christmas, baby, or anniversary gifts for individuals or couples.
woven photo blankets, photo blankets, and dyed photo blankets are the three main types of photo blankets. You can make woven photo blankets by using a digital software that scans a picture, create a pattern and then create 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 photo blanket is made by a machine that uses the same scanning and pattern process, by knitting the yams together in a looping manner. 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 gives room for unlimited colors and has the sharpest picture clarity of the three.