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In the past, N4M families wore scarves in support of their new Sailors at PIR according to Division.  N4M member, Arwen, posted these colors for the 2/11 divisions.  


Div 063 - red

Div 064 -orange

Div 065 -yellow

Div 066 -green

Div 067 -light (sky) blue

Div 068 -navy blue

Div 069 -lavender

Div 070 -purple

Div 071 -pink

Div 072 -white

Div 073 -black

Div 074 -grey/silver

Div 804 -gold/tan

Div 912 -brown

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We are doing all one color for N4M, BB --- bright yellow.  Fleece is best --- it's cheap, I guess and easy to work with.  For your division, if you want to intertwine your division color (as set out by Arwen) with the bright yellow, that is up to you.  I think that Lexsmom and a couple  other people may be making some examples this weekend of what that would look like to post pictures of, so that we can see it.



tls- SailorsWife is buying two scarves from ebay and she is wrapping together. that would be nice too!
So the colors up top here are each divisions color? Like my husband is Div 071 so his color is pink? I went on Ebay and found some really cute yellow scarfs and cute pink scarfs that I'm just gonna intertwine with each other. I'm not very good with sewing or making my own stuff and I don't want to burden anyone with asking them to make me son so Ebay it is!
SailorsWife...thats a GREAT idea, intertwine two scarfs....good for us "non-crafty" people!

I found some really cheap ones on Ebay, their called "Lady Woman Fashion Soft Scarf Stole Shawl 24 colors" their fairly cheap for us not so crafty ones lol. I'm gonna order my yellow and pink scarf tonight I believe. Just trying to make sure that the colors above are positively the correct division colors.

SailorsWife- Gotta love Ebay. and I am with ame, I do love the idea of mixing two scarves. I will still work on the fleece ones with the ribbon and see what happens. If all goes well, all of my family going to PIR will have a bright yellow scarf around thier necks at PIR (like it or not! :))
here are the scarves I made last night  5" by 52"  I posted more info on the 2/11/11

Hm - the picture I posted earlier in this thread didnt take.... So, here it is again. the scarves I made are fleece. They are 5" wide by about 52 inches long. Div 069 is lavender (which looks awful against the yellow). I found lavender ribbon bordered in black. it is 1" wide.

the one on the right is a single layer of fleece, simply cut 5" wide and the ribbon is sewn down the middle (sewn thru the black on both sides) then the ends are cut in a fringe.  

the one on the left is a double layer of fleece. I cut it 10" wide, folded it over and sewed it. Then I turned it inside out (so the seam is inside. Place the seam to the middle and put ribbon over the seam (so the seam is now hidden). Sew the ribbon thru the black (on both sides). Then cut thru the fleece from the side - up to the ribbon (but dont cut the ribbon). Throw it in the dryer for a few minutes to fluff it up. 


one more thought, if you don't/can't sew, you can still make the scarf on the right. The ribbon can be applied in two different ways. you can get fabric glue (like Aleen's) and glue it on or get fusible web (buy at a fabric or craft store). you cut it into strips, iron it on to the back of the ribbon, remove the backing, place it on the scarf and iron it on the scarf. Really, its pretty easier and not as messy as glue can get.
Sorry the photos are not the best. I am still mastering my camera. so far I have made 4 scarves. The one on the left hangs like a boa, the middle one is like a normal scarf, and the smaller one on the right, my favorite is thinner and I cut the fringe closer together and pulled it out so it looks like yarn. (this one will be mine I think) hope this gives you some more ideas. Div 67 is sky blue. not great with the yellow, but it will have to work...

Ooooh, me likie! I like the fringed idea of pulling it out so it looks like yarn. Is it double thickness?


In the pictures the sky blue looks like a shimmery strip. Maybe nice from a distance =)


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