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Request List 20 December 2021

Good morning and hello everyone,

Merry Christmas Ho Ho Ho.....

Afternoon thunder storms in Sydney this weekend – heralding Summer, Cricket, the beach, mince pies and Christmas!!!…..Sending everyone our warmest good wishes for a blessed, peaceful and very Merry Christmas…..and do get in touch if you can select a project from this week’s list; thank you!

Do please EMAIL and Catherine  or I will be pleased to assist you with the project details. Hope to hear from you soon.

Thank you!

Do you like to sew Laundry Bags?  We are supporting  an army team abroad by way of supplying laundry bags to.  If you are keen to sew bags for this group,  please email for the dispatch addresses - THANK YOU!!!!   Random laundry bags also useful and can be posted to AHQ PO Box 248 Cherrybrook NSW 2148, thank you. 

Laundry bag sewing tips

When selecting a request, remember, you do not have to include everything they have asked for.    Footy quilts do not need to have the logo or even the team’s name. Using the team colours is all that is required. Simple is perfectly acceptable.  A number of these requests have given you favourite colours as well as footy teams or other hobbies and interests.    It is fine to make a quilt using their favourite colours and include only one of their interests.  It is fine to keep it simple.

If there is more than one request on this list that you would be happy to do I suggest that you send me a list of requests and tell me how many you want to be allocated….i.e. one of the following please….  There are always a few requests that everyone wants to do (and I can never pick them) so if the first one you ask for is taken then I can allocate another from your list if I have a list.

Cheers for now,
Clarissa and Catherine

Essential info and weekly updates .....

Any queries you might have, please don’t hesitate to contact via the AHQ email as per usual with any queries and we will assist you from there.  We may not know the answer but it will be our pleasure to research and get back to you.  

A reminder, when  you are ready to post  the quilt or laundry bag you’ve created, please use the PMKEYS number given you in any correspondence with the admin team.  This helps the volunteer admin team keep a track of what’s been sent etc.  The PMKEYS number is included in the address details we supply for your recipient e.g.  the 7 digit number in red below. Also, please use the Aussie Heroes P O Box address on your parcel in the event the parcel is Returned to Sender -  the PO Box is a safe place in the event of  any mishaps with postage. 
Aussie Hero Quilts (and Laundry Bags)
PO Box 248, Cherrybrook,
NSW 2126
CPL Wanda Quilt 8765432
TG 3456
Sydney NSW 2890

Don’t forget to take a photo of your completed craft, email to AHQ with the name and PMKEYS of the recipient and we can include in the Weekly Dispatches blog and also add to the tally of quilts and laundry bags sent off to the troops.  I personally love viewing the photos of those projects dispatched – so inspiring.

If you are using a AHQ supplied prepaid satchel please kindly use the AHQ address – also for your own packaging – if a parcel is Returned to Sender it is likely we can expedite its journey to the recipient from Sydney.   I have an Aus Post app on my phone and, scanning the QR code on each satchel using the smart phone camera, all I have to do is type in the name of the recipient and I can track the parcel via my phone.

 Aussie Hero Quilts (and Laundry Bags)
PO Box 248
Cherrybrook  NSW 2126
as the Return / From address on the reverse and also please hold on to the Tracking number – we’ve experienced mail delays lately (haven’t we all?) and having the Tracking number is very reassuring to keep an eye on the parcel’s progress in arriving at its destination.

Don’t forget, if you look at today’s Request List and need help choosing, please feel free to get in touch to discuss, we will be ready to reply and offer guidance by email. Our goal is to help you find a request that you will be comfortable with doing. If you need a crest etc we may be able to post embroideries / printed fabric images or email some of these to you. Helpful info may be gleaned here    I look forward to seeing the photos of completed quilts and LBs when they are ready to post off.

As aforementioned I will respond to your emails when you respond to select a quilt or laundry bag to sew.  But please don’t delay, make your selection, send your email through, say “Hi”  and let me know what you’d like to sew this week.

Wishing everyone a super week of sewing.
Clarissa, Alex, Courtney, Lisa, Kylie, Catherine, Jan-Maree, Pamela and Ben.

P.P.S.  Don't forget to check out AHQ on the Blog, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter 

PRIORITY  Requests:-   Quilts 4-13   are on the must get done list this week. Can you help?  – I’d love your help getting these on their way to forever homes?  We need to have these quilts in the mail by 5 January 2022, but earlier is always appreciated :)

The post by date for all other Requests on this list is 26 January 2022  please or earlier if you can manage this.  If you cannot make that date, please let me know.   Do reach out if you have any timing issues and we’ll resolve one way or the other. PLEASE note the date and let me know if you have any problems getting your quilt/LB away on time. In fact, if you are going to be late posting it please let me know BEFORE you post it.  Also, if this time frame is too tight for you, there are options, just email me to discuss, thank you.   There are a few unloved requests that have been lingering  - if you can help with one of these please email me .....mostly early numbers on the list. 

PLEASE note the date and let me know if you have any problems getting your quilt/LB away on time. In fact, if you are going to be late posting it please let me know BEFORE you post it.  Also, if this time frame is too tight for you, there are options, just email me to discuss, thank you.
PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE copy the ENTIRE line if you wish to nominate for a quilt or laundry bag. 
For example….
Marvel Theme. Ironman     M       LB      1
This is really important to make sure that neither you nor I copy the wrong number which could lead to me giving you the wrong details for specific request.  If you find it hard to copy and paste, please copy the line out as follows…  
Decoding The Columns
The first column is the theme or preferences requested.
The second column indicates the gender of the recipient.
The third column is as follows.
B=both quilt and laundry bag (feel  free to nominate to JUST do the laundry bag if you wish)
Q= just a quilt
LB = just a laundry bag
F= female
M= male
Please let the Admin crew know if you have any other questions....Just email 


Finally...... the THANK YOU DINNER 2022 – I am looking forward to meeting everyone…..

Don’t forget to check out the details for next year’s 10th Anniversary Thank You Dinner?  It will be an  awesome time of Aussie Hero quilting fun and enjoyment.  
Hotel and Event tickets may be secured via the Home Page of the AHQ blog
 site.  BOOK NOW!!! Every volunteer welcome to attend - this weekend is for you!

Remember - If the recipient has requested, I will arrange an embroidered crest for you to piece / applique. ...e.g. Rising Sun, RAAF , crest, RAN crest, Skippy (Infantry) badge, RACT, RAAOC, RAAMC, Signals, RAE, RAEME , Boxing Kangaroo, Centenary RAAF, Tri-Service etc . Additionally, if you prefer not to applique, we can arrange an embroidered text patch if there's lengthy wording the recipient has requested. We can also offer pics of military themes incl aircraft silhouettes and ships which are fabulous for applique0
Navy engineer relatedMLB1
 Manchester United ThemeMLB2
Quilt - Anime - (Naruto, Full Metal Alchemist, My Hero Academia, Hajime No Ippo, Hunter X Hunter, haikyuu) - Black/White/Red/Orange

Modern racing yachts, classic square rigged tall ships (We have a lovely embroidery for this) , super sport motorcycles and a passion is for my Birds. I currently have a Sun Conure and a Green Cheek Conure.MQ5
LB - Wonder Woman, Poppies, Australian Flag

 Quilt - could there be a Wonder Woman shield in front of two small hearts with the names xxxxx being shielded by their Mum who is the Superhero and poppies in the background. Embroideries - we can supply ....
Rising Sun badge and UN flag
Blue and Red, My Hobbies are riding my Harley Davidson and I like the cartoon Peanuts.MB7
Bright colours and Military/ Poppy Theme
Infantry Skippy Badge, Rising Sun badge
Australian animals UN flag
Sand (Desert) and Waves themed quilt - text patch to be suppliedMQ9
Beach Themed laundry bag and a desert themed quilt - Text patch to be supplied "FB10
Signals crest and squadron logo and the sig tactical colours of white and blueMB11
Barbie style laundry bag, and a May Gibbs style quilt (Australian native fauna/gumnuts, gumnut babies etc.)FB12
Royal Australian Navy, Sydney Swans, medicine/caduceus, poppies, blueMQ13
BMW superbikes or any sports bikesMB16
Motorbike themed- road bikes, KTM and Kawasaki. (Emb available)
Favourite colours: Black, blue, green and red
Disliked colours: Brown, yellow and pink
Sydney Roosters NRL Team, beach, sunset, colour: blueFB19
West Coast Eagles/ Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Quilt. 

VB, sunsets, beach, North Melbourne (AFL), Crustaceans

Australian Red Cattle Dog theme

Charizard/Blastoise Pokemon Trading Card for both quilt and bag (one character on either side)

"Batman - Dark Knight Movie and the Joker" 

McLaren F1 Theme

Super Mario theme

Liverpool Football Club, Brisbane Lions (AFL Blue, Maroon and Gold)

Leeds United Football Club

The Fast and The Furious Movies, American Muscle Cars, Coronas

Favourite colour is blue, Football Team Is Chelsea Football Club, Mountain Biking

Favourite colours are yellow and black, love soccer. Also enjoy cars and motorbikes

Favourite colour is blue. Enjoy most outdoor activities, hiking, camping, boating, riding, diving etc

Favourite colour is purple. Enjoy 4x4 driving, camping, fishing, cooking and golf.

Queensland Maroons :) State of Origin- NRL

Favourite colour is blue, love music, running, the beach and water based activities

Favourite colour is blue, support Essendon-AFL, enjoy cycling, running and the beach.

Himalayan theme would be nice. Also love retro video games and snowboarding.

Canadian theme (We have a flag panel)

Holden, Moto GP, Ducati Motorbikes

Favourite colour is blue, I also love sharks and dogs, Camping and the Beach

Favourite colours are blue and green. Enjoy most outdoor activities, hiking, camping, riding, diving etc. Otherwise, Anything at all.

Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club. Their colours are purple/dark blue (predominant) with white and gold lightning bolts.

Port Adelaide Football Club

Cars and Motorbikes

NHL Boston bruins and MLB Boston Red Socks favourite is blueMQ45
Nautical - Charts and Stars. Member would like their first name on it tooFB46
Anime (Japanese cartoon) / Dragon Ball ZMB47
Navy Themed - various blue tones and colours

Stars, Sun, Nebulus, Milky Way, Astronomical, Galaxy

Nautical - Jolly Rogers / Skull and Crossbones / Pirate

Navy engineer 



Navy - ships/anchor/emblem

Navy. theme - rate badges incl ships wheel - coxswain and Electronics Technician-communications (We can supply printed images / applique ) and RAN crest

Australian Army theme, RAAOC, Rising Sun Badge, Skippy Badge, Poppies, 3 RAR Para Wings, camouflage pattern, Boxing Kangaroo, Aussie Flag, Australia Outline

Loves science fiction and gadgets/technology . Loves the colour green

Loves irises, sunflowers . Bold Iris colours (green, purple, and gold are my favourite. I also love science fiction

pokemon and star wars

Australian Flag, RAAF Roundel, RAAF crest, Orion aircraft, soldier with his rifle in the position we have it on ANZAC Day during the service , unit badge and embroidery of deployment details

blues, greens ocean bush and astronomy - poppy, navy ensign anchor, propeller blades being a stoker in a previous life

Teal/turquoise and pink
Indoor plants, succulents and icecream
Submariners dolphins, RAN Crest, other pics on file to supply, Jolly RogerMQ63

Loves astronomy, nature and learning. Colour sapphire blue and purple

Anything Navy related, or alternatively nautical or North Queensland Cowboys NRL

Crests for Cavalry, Ordinance and Intelligence Corps. Nissan Pulsar SSS (aka the Nugg), four wheel driving and camping and mountain biking, “kinda a big deal”MQ67
176 Air Dispatch as an Air Dispatcher (Image available to guide applique), RACT crest 

RAN Crest with details and navy theme please

RAN Crest, Western Tigers and Geelong Cats, his favourite colour is green, he enjoys running, camping and the Simpsons

Tiger - Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH), Aviation Corp badge colour patch (easy to applique) , Rising sun.

Kenworth trucks, the rising sun, poppies, RACT crest (We can supply)
Everything army themed if possible please
RAAF, beach, woman power, strong & independent woman, level headed, Aus cricket, AFL - Richmond Tigers. In no particular order. (We have a fun retro emb to offer)FQ73
Maritime theme, Marine Technician , propeller
HMAS Arunta pennant number 151 , Motto 'Conquer or Die' , favourite colour is Blue

RASIGS crest, greenFQ75
RACT crest, Her favourite colours are aqua, Navy, blue and white (beach colours but not beach prints).FQ76
RAEME - Her favourite colour is red and she loves poppies.FQ77
Navy Blue, Light Blue, Orange, Grey, white and black. Compass, Anchor and signal flagsMB78


Merry Christmas Ho Ho Ho.....




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