Getting Down To Basics with Blankets

REASONS AS TO WHY ONE SHOULD USE PHOTOBLANKETS.

Photo blankets provide an excellent way to recall yesterday’s events and enjoy the current moments. They also show our future 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. Images of family weddings, anniversaries and birthdays can be woven into a photo blanket. You can hang it on the wall, or place it on 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. Find photos and memories you want to remember 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. For many years ago, people used blankets as a form of communication through storytelling, honoring dead, and a well-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 used as gifts to be given away and received between friends. They can also be used in homes decor on furniture coverings and as decorative displays or photograph. You can give photo blankets to couples or individuals as wedding, birthday, Christmas, baby or anniversary gifts.

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. The difference between the Afghan photo blanket and the tapestry photo blanket is that the yam used in an Afghan photo blanket is the same width in both horizontal and vertical directions while a tapestry photo blanket is made with a yam 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. Most photo blankets are made up of limited colors caused by the knitting process and the continuous thread forming loops in the process.

A dyed photo blanket is the latest 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.

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