BENEFITS OF USING PHOTO BLANKETS.
Photo blankets provide an excellent way to recall yesterday’s events and enjoy the current moments. They also enable our children to know who we were and the journey we have taken to reach where we are. After posting our photos on social media platforms our digital memories get stored in those sites. 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 allow your photos to waste away online or shoe hoe boxes. Peruse through your photos and find the ones you don’t want to forget about and create a photo blanket.
Long ago, photo blankets were made of thick clothing showing people, objects, and symbols to tell a story or reveal past events. People used blankets as a method of communication through storytelling, honoring dead and it was also a form of art in the olden days. The the primary meaning of photo blankets has not changed much even after being changed through modern techniques. Photos are shown to represent memories ad 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. You can give photo blankets to couples or individuals as wedding, birthday, Christmas, baby or anniversary gifts.
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 yarns. Woven photo blankets, has two varieties; an afghan photo blanket and a tapestry photo blanket. A tapestry photo blanket is made with a yam of two different diameters while the yam used in the weave of an afghan photo blanket is the same width in both horizontal and vertical directions.
A a machine that uses the same scanning and pattern process knits the yams together in a looping technique makes the knitted photo blanket. Many Knitted photo blankets consist of limited colors caused by the knitting process and the continuous 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.