Request List 05 October 2020

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5 October 2020

5 October  2020 Request List  

Hello everyone – Happy Long Weekend Monday!…..and here’s your Request List choice. Who’s sewing this week? What will you select?   So much to choose from this week and I am hoping there will be a rush to pick up a project. Christmas is coming (yes, 11 and a bit weeks to go)  and whilst we can let’s get quilts and laundry bags sent off in the AFPO mail and en route to our valued ADF recipients.

I may not be able to reply to your emails so quickly today – we’ve been visiting grandchildren in Canberra and driving back to Sydney today, so please be patient if I’m delayed getting back to you. But don’t let that be cause for any hesitation to read through and find a project or two that ticks a box for your fabric stash. I hope to have a full e-in box with your emails offering to sew.

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.  You may find your query is answered by me or perhaps Alex, Catherine, Courtney or Lisa. We will be ‘on duty’ in rotation.  I do wish however to bring to your attention the link to info regarding posting off your laundry bag or quilt  – click here for up-to-date info >  If you have a quilt underway but are concerned you may not complete it by the ‘post by’ date, please let me know;  an adjustment may be available. 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. Likewise a reminder that little extra patience may be needed if there’s a delay with request embroideries arriving in your mail box – across Australia and particularly in Victoria there’s lengthy delays with expected post arrival. 

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” J and let me know what you’d like to sew this week.

I am looking forward to connecting with you. 

Working with Alex, Courtney, Lisa, Kylie, Catherine and Jan-Maree…and the team  of other wonderful  AHQ volunteers.

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

Priority Quilts 

Requests  10-15 are our priority items this week and need to be in the mail by  4 November or even earlier if you can manage – thank you!!!   Can you help with these?  
You may be aware of postal delays holding up timely delivery of mail.  Despite that problem, the post by date for all items on this list is 16 November  please or earlier J.  If you cannot make that date,  please let me know.    
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.

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October Covid Assist in WA WE NEED MASCULINE OR GENDER NEUTRAL PLEASE …..When you are ready to post please contact me for dispatch instructions: You may need to post these at your own expense – thank you. M LB 1
May I please request a Desert theme with a C130J Hercules silhouette incorporated into the design. Thank you M LB 2
Baby Yellow LB please with name LB 3
Colourful laundry bag please Female LB 4
Quilt – “Nickname”, Australian Flag, Regm’t and Company crests, black or dark colour, front and back. M Q 10
Quilt – Army Aviation, Aus Flag, small initials DMA and OP Okra / AUGURY 2020 F Q 11
Quilt – Australian Flag, Regm’t and Company crests, black or dark colour, front and back. M Q 12
ANZAC / Aus flag with OP ACCORDION LB – Ringers, western theme olive green and black. Thanks Male B 13
Laundry Bag – Green and Gold with Southern Cross and Boxing Kangaroo and Wyvern and “nickname” Quilt Superhero with son’s name M B 14
BLue, Stitch (from Lilo and Stitch theme) and a picture of her cat EAOU 7.2. LB – as per quilt with initials, thanks. FEMALE B 15
Top half of quilt-Army / ANZAC design, Rising sun (we can send you an embroidered patch) , poppies, remembrance statement, soldier silhouette, bugler silhouette combined with (lower half of quilt) Royal Blue for the RAAF plus RAAF crest. M Q 16
May I please request a design around the C130J Hercules (aircraft) and the Air Force (we can send you an embroidered patch) as I am a part of the aircrew operating. Thank you F B 17
I would like to request a quilt with Australian Kelpies if possible (We have a beautiful embroidered Kelpie patch we can send you) . I have a black and tanned coloured kelpie back home that I obviously had to leave behind and miss heaps. Thankyou so much. M B 18
Aus flag, Surfing, Italy (for my gf) M Q 19
Aus flag, Disney Winnie the pooh, Moana, Maui. Purple. LB Liverpool FC F B 20
Blue quilt / LB with Aus flag, Boxing Kangaroo (we can email you a picture / embriodered patch) M B 21
RAAF crest, blue colour, 1CCS SQN badge, Aus flag, boxing kangaroo, poppies. LB – Fitness focus – no bright colours please. Male B 22
Khaki colour, world map, Aus Flag, Army Red kangaroo. Name, Rank, OP ACCORDION AUG 20 – FEB 21 please. LB similar to Quilt with name please Male B 23
Can I please have a combined UAE/Australian/East Timor theme. With a RAAF and Army symbol (We can send you crests)and Medical / ANZAC element. Thanks kindly. F B 24
Can I please have a RAAF Medical theme, a horse with a ANZAC theme, “EAOU 7.2 – Sep 20 – Jan 21” embroidered. Light pastel colours. F B 25
Combined UAE / Medical / ANZAC day
(RAAF). (We can send you a crest)
A horse with the ANZAC theme.
F B 26
Combined UAE/ RAAF/ MEDICAL theme please M Q 27
Red, Black, Silver – high fantasy incl dragons, gryphons etc thank you M B 28
Quilt – Desert theme. Rising sun with OP ACCORDION 2020 underneath. If you can, could you please include both the Aus and UAE flags. F Q 29
My favourite AFL team is Essendon Bombers. My interests include golf and cricket. My favourite colour is blue. Thank you. M Q 30
Australiana with OP ACCORDION Sep 20-Mar 21 + crests with Rising Sun, RACT and Aus flag. LB Australiana with intials thanks. F B 31
Australian neutral earth colours, Rising Sun, RASIGS OP ACCORDION AUG 20 – Feb 21 LB, Surprise with my initials please

F B 32

M Q 33
Anzac theme; Rising Sun, surname “xxxx”, RAEME tricolour and hat badge (we can send you an embroidered patch) . Small flags of: UAE, Afghanistan, Iraq*, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt*, Cyprus, Mali, South Sudan, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. These are some of the major locations the ANZACs have been over the past century. If you could include poppies and the colour green that would be amazing. Thank you so much. *Flags printed and ready for you and we can arrange the remainder

M Q 34
Aus flag plus small flags for UAE, Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan and Qatar. Also an Air Force eagle would be greatly appreciated. My thanks to all of the participants in this fantastic and generous endeavour. I wish you all the best and thank you for your efforts.

M Q 35
St George Illawarra Dragons theme, with a tribute to the Illawarra Steelers side of the merger. I am not fussy and greatful for the awsome work you all continue to provide to our serviceman. This will remain with me for the remainder of my service and will pass on to my children in the years ahead

M B 36
Minecraft or dinosaurs for an 8 yo boy (We have a fun embroidery we can post you)

M Q 37
Aus Flag, aircraft, EAOU 8 LB – Australiana theme please

Female B 38
RAAF, Aus flag LB Australiana with planes please

Male B 39
Lest We Forget soldier, Maggie May Gordan “The Ode” , Rising Sun and poppies. LB – Weightlifting / gm theme please

Male B 41
Lest we forget, Rising Sun, The Ode, poppies, St Kilda football Club colours too please.

Female Q 42
Q – RAEME colours and badge (we can send you an embroidered patch) , Aussie Flag, FSE – 13 logo and appliqued text, Brown and black stripes – idea of quilt design available

M B 43
Quilt: light sky blue with clouds if possible Laundry bag: REAL MADRID
 (soccer) theme if possible

M B 44
Geometric shapes, Grey and white

F Q 45
Quilt – Nature, mountains, trees LB Flowers, bees, animals

F B 46
Purple and green

Male B 47
RAAF theme

Male B 48
RAAF theme for quilt. LB – Green and gold aussie theme thanks

Male B 49
RAAF and military aircraft, EAOU8, aus flag

Male B 50
Disney princesses

M B 51
Quilt Pink with bows please. LB Aus flag

Male B 52
Purple and red poppies, military working dog EAOU8 on quilt and “xxxx” on LB please

F B 53
Purple and red poppies, military working dog

B 54
LB RAAF theme Quilt purple and red poppies #28 surname on quilt please

F B 55
Aus flag and military aircraft thanks

Male B 56
ANZAC theme for quilt. Aus flag for LB thanks

M B 57
Aus flag, RAAF Military aircraft

M B 58
Quilt Pink with Disney princess

Male Q 59
Quilt and LB – Black, tan, green white. Aus Flag + MMA and BJJ

Male B 60
Black and bright orange please

B 61
Quilt: FSE 13 2020- 2021. Rising sun (we can provide you with embroidered crest) , poppy (at top) surrounded by patterns. Back of quilt a light blue. F Q 62
Australiana Male B 63
Quilt Poppies, Aus Flag LB Blue with my surname please Female B 64
Quilt – Motorbike theme with small Australian Flag. Laundry Bag – Australian Flag with surname on it. M B 65
Quilt – Parramatta eels, liverpool and my nieces and nephew names Laundry Bag – Australian flag with poppy with EAOU 8 on it please.

M B 66
Boxing Kangaroo

Male B 67
Aus flag, EAOU8, LB – planes and poppies

Female B 68
Quilt Aus Army and RAAF theme with poppies and Aus flag. LB Western Bulldogs Football Club

Male B 69
Quilt: Aus flag, Rising sun, slouch hat, poppies, RAAOC badge, “RAAOC” (we can provide you with embroidered crests) etc. ‘PMkeys and name, ‘OP ACCORDION, FSE-13, 2020-2021’ words all along the bottom of quilt.

M Q 70
Quilt: Aus flag, Rising sun, RAAOC badge, “RAAOC” etc. ‘PMKeys and name’, ‘OP ACCORDION, FSE-13, 2020-2021’ words all along the bottom of quilt.

M Q 71
Quilt – black background,poppies, “OP ACCORDION 20-21″, underneath FSE-13 emblem , Rising sun (we can provide you with embroidered crest) , Quote “They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.” Australian flag, 2 names appliqued.

M Q 72
Laundry Bag- Footy/ beach design plus Colours RED/WHITE/BLACK on reverse side Quilt – Australian flag, Black colour, ADF Vehicles (ASLAVS, Blackhawk Helicopter, etc), FSE-13 BADGE, Rising Sun (we can provide you with embroidered crest) Poppies, name and PMkeys, OP ACCORDION Middle East Region 2020-2021

M B 73
Quilt: Aus flag, Rising sun, slouch hat, poppies, RAAOC badge (we can provide you with embroidered crest) etc. “OP ACCORDION, FSE-13, 2020-2021”, “PMkeys and name words all along the bottom of quilt. 🙂 Thank you Laundry bag: sunflowers/ beach design,

F B 74
If possible I would really appreciate a bi service (Air Force and Army) themed quilt to align with my team, inclusive of RAAF Airfield Enginers wombat ‘always first crest’, RAE, the engineers lazy E, and My Surname BELANP,
Colours – (blue). A laundry bag to match would be fantastic.
Thank you for this and for your support!

M B 75
May I please request a sand coloured quilt with an Australian White Ensign at the top, HQJTF633 emblem in the centre with ‘Sep 20 – Mar 21’ below the emblem and the Australian National Flag at the bottom? . For the laundry bag, can I please request the tri-service coulours, Navy Blue, Red and Light Blue with my initials.

Male B 76
Aus flag, RAAF ensign, eucalyptus, wattle LB Poppies please

Female B 77

Male B 78
Geelong Football Club, Aus Flag, LB – dogs – puppies please Male B 79
Laundry Bag- Australian Flag design/ in DPCU if possible Quilt – Australian Flag

Male B 80
Quilt – Favourite colour is Blue and favourite fruit is Pineapple

Female Q 81
Quilt – Rainforest themed please. Laundry Bag – Air Force Bear

Female B 82
RAAF fire truck, Military aircraft, EAOU8, Aus flag

F B 83
Quilt – Australiana with my name and EAOU8 Oct 20 – May 21. LB Aus flag and poppies

M B 84
Australiana theme please

Female B 85
Disney characters please

F B 86
RAAF crest and service details (we can send you an embroidered patch) , shades of blue, map of the world

F Q 87
P3 Orion (emphasis), P2 Neptune, RAAF crest with service details + 1971-2017

M Q 88
RAAF crest, Aus flag, Toyota 4WD, blue airforce camo + initials AJB please
– Army Rising Sun
– RAN Crest
– other interest Anzac/ military vehicles/ military guns (we can send you embroidered patches)

Male Q 90
RAAF crest (We can send you one) , Aus flag, F1-11 Super Hornet

Male Q 91
Afghanistan theme with deep Maroons and Afghan colours. 2017 deployment – Black – Red – Green with the patch words: KGC-AT this patch is the most important part of this deployment ( image available ). Strong and bold quilt style would be greatly appreciated. (And he likes the Afghan traditional rugs etc We have a photo of an example).

Australian Army (Armoured Corps) linkages would be great but the focus is this deployment in Afghanistan but it could be personalised to also reflect his strong links to 1st Armoured Regiment or Army tanks. The Armoured Corps badge or similar could be present, amongst the Afganistan theme.

M Q 92
tba RAN Crest + service details

Preferences for quilt theme – Navy crest, he is a photographer, traveller, and was a WO Cook when he commissioned

M Q 93
tba RAN Crest + service details quilt – Navy crest and Navy theme, he was a CPO Steward on commissioning, any ship silhouettes – he is very proud of his Navy service so a broad Navy theme , dark blue and white.

M Q 94
Rising Sun + service details, JTF633 Scorpion emblem (was the RSM in Iraq 2009/10 ) , RAAC crest, (we can send you embroidered patches) , Leopard and M1A1 tanks M Q 95
Rising Sun + RAAF crests with service details and numbers for each service, Military theme please (we can send you embroidered patches)

F Q 96
RAN crest with service details, HMAS Sydney – gulf war, HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Newcastle. He loves the English LIVERPOOL Football Club and TiCKFORD Racing Team in the Australian V8 Supercars, and lastly my beloved 2017 White GT Mustang.

M Q 97
RAAF and RISING SUN , blue and green, postings to Thailand, Army + RAAF intelligence corps (we can send you embroidered patches) M Q 98

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