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Request List 6 December 2021

 Good morning and hello everyone,

I hope there's a request on this week's list for everyone :)

Do please EMAIL and Catherine  or I will be pleased to assist you with the selected project details from this week’s list. 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 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, Chloe and Veronica 

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

PRIORITY  Requests:-   Quilts 6-18  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 22 December.

The post by date for all other Requests on this list is 12 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 applique1
LBs for Butterworth in Malaysia 

Purple / blue, fishing/ camping/outdoors

Terminator or unicorn/ tiger print

Navy engineer related

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.

Blue, C130J, Parramatta Eels (NRL), Blue Mountains, Nature

Red, C130J, HSV, Nature (Wildlife), National Geographic, Baseball


BMW superbikes or any sports bikes

Motorbike themed- road bikes, KTM and Kawasaki. (Emb available)
Favourite colours: Black, blue, green and red
Disliked colours: Brown, yellow and pink



Beach, summer, rising sun, Australian flag, I am a Medic. I like all colours, yellow is my favourite. Thank you!

Bright colours and Military/ Poppy Theme
Infantry Skippy Badge, Rising Sun badge
Australian animals UN flag

Colour preference: Monochromatic
Black, white and grey base please.
Poppies along the bottom, with a small Lest We Forget Thank you

Anchors, World Maps and Travel. I am a true blue Aussie Country Girl at heart with a Gypsy soul. West Coast Eagles Supporter and also love the Wallabies, my favourite number is #11

176 Air Dispatch as an Air Dispatcher (Image will be available) , Parramatta Eels

she lives in the bush, so likes those colours, but is from the navy, so likes ocean colours as well.

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, Rising sun.

Kenworth trucks, the rising sun, poppies, RACT crest (We can supply)
Everything army themed if possible please

Bright underwater colours/scenes (anything with turtles would be awesome as they are my favourite) and any other colourful tropical fish

RAAF, beach, woman power, strong & independent woman, level headed, Aus cricket, AFL - Richmond Tigers. In no particular order.

Navy theme

Sydney Roosters NRL Team, beach, sunset, colour: blue

West Coast Eagles (Yellow and blue) / Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles (Maroon and white )

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 theme. Dark colours scheme, black, yellow, red for batman. Purple, green, white for the joker.

McLaren F1 Theme

Super Mario theme

Sydney Roosters NRL Team RED, white and Blue

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.

dogs/puppies ( We have some dog embs)

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

Harry Potter Themed with my kids names - XXXXXXX, XXXXX, XXXXX, XXXXXXX and XXXX

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

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 blue

Sushi / Cacti / Succulents. Colours - White / Beige

Nautical - Charts and Stars. Member would like their first name on it too

Anime (Japanese cartoon) / Dragon Ball Z

Navy Themed - various blue tones and colours

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

Quilt - Alpacas / Llamas

Laundry Bag - Manchester United Theme

Nautical - Jolly Rogers / Skull and Crossbones / Pirate

Sun / Sunflowers / Summer - Yellow toned colours

Raccoons / Foxes

Navy engineer related



Navy - ships/anchor/emblem

Blue, navy theme or geometric pattern

Blue and Red, My Hobbies are riding my Harley Davidson and I like the cartoon Peanuts.MB72
Lilo and Stitch, star wars or ALL things Police/Navy.B73

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