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A photo blanket is basically a large rectangle piece of fabric, usually displaying photos, images, or patterns, often with various bound edges, designed to either show off an image or tell a story, or display historical facts. Historically, photo blankets were typically made of heavy, durable fabric depicting various objects, people, and themes meant to tell a narrative or show historical events. Modern photo blankets are a much more generic and less expensive solution to decorating one’s home with a beautiful blanket. Available in a variety of fabrics and colors, they can also be personalized with a choice of one’s favorite photos.
Popular choices for a photo blanket include acrylic, Egyptian cotton, knit, Merino wool, and voile. While acrylic, Egyptian cotton, Merino wool, and voile are the most commonly used, other fabrics such as hemp and bamboo yarns are becoming increasingly popular. These softer fibers are easier to work with, resulting in a more tailored look, although there are designs available for those who prefer a rough, knitted, or looser blanket. Different weaving techniques are used to create different looks, but all have the distinctive look of the photo blanket. The different techniques include: