BENEFITS OF USING PHOTO BLANKETS.
Photo blankets helps us remember the past events and enjoy the current times. They also display to our children 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.
Just like the olden scrapbooks, collage photo blankets can show off a group of pictures. Photos of 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 will keep you warm and happy.Don’t let your photos waste away online or in shoe 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. Despite the fact that modern photo blankets have changed to modern techniques, the primary meaning has not changed much. Photos are shown to represent memories ad reveal history.
Photo blankets can also be given and received as gifts. You can also use them in homes d?cor on furniture coverings and as decorative displays of a design or photograph. Photo blankets are often offered as wedding, birthday, Christmas, baby, or anniversary gifts for individuals or couples.
The three main types of photo blankets are woven photo blankets, knitted photo blankets, 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. 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.
The the newest type of photo blanket is the dyed photo quilt which is made by printing dye onto fabric from a digital photo. This the type has the sharpest clarity and gives room for unlimited colors.