Request List 08 March 2021

Written by ahq_admin

8 March 2021

 

Hello,

I am based in Sydney and although the days are sunny and daylight hours still generous, the early mornings are now crisp and the temps are dropping, not by much, but they are going down.  How good is a cosy quilt on a cool morning or dusky evening?  Let’s share the love and get some fabulous Aussie Hero Quilts off to recipients based on grey ships or a latte coloured, hot environment. Lots to choose from and if there’s nothing that suits your stash perhaps you can whizz up a swag of laundry bags? Need instructions? Go to the AHQ blog. Catherine and I will be answering emails today – we look forward to hearing from you 

Have a great week everyone,

Cheers for now,

Clarissa

 

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.  You may find your query is answered by me or one of the admin crew – we are here to support you.  We will be ‘on duty’ in rotation.

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

AFPO XX

ADF

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 spent quite a while this week checking the photos of recently created quilts and laundry bags – they were stunning!!

If you are using a AHQ supplied prepaid satchel please kindly use the AHQ address

 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  http://aussieheroquilts.blogspot.com/2019/07/information-post-for-those-that-sew-for.html    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, Chloe and Veronica

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

 

 

 

POST BY DATE

 

PRIORITY  QUILTS – Quilts 2 – 12  are in locations where the mail is pretty slow and a  group of deployed personnel are receiving only one mail drop so let’s ensure we don’t miss ‘check-in’. We need to have these quilts in the mail by 29 March or even earlier – thank you!!!

The post by date for all other Requests on this list is 13 April 2021 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.

 

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

Laundry Bags for Covid-19 assist  and for RAN ships heading off on the high seas – 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. Info yet to be confirmed – THANK YOU!!!!!

M LB 0 – 1
Quilt – Aus flag, MFO emblem – (We can supply crests) , Pyramids.

M Q 2
Quilt – RASIGs corps crest, MFO Logo and details, Aus flag, (We can supply crests) M Q 3
Quilt – Aus flag, Rising Sun, MFO Logo with details (We can supply crests). Laundry Bag – ANF Flag and MFO emblem

F B 4
Quilt- Skippy Badge, Rising Sun crests (We can supply). Army/ Afghanistan operation Resolute Support themed thank you. 

M Q 5
Quilt- a black unicorn on it somewhere would be awesome thank you, with the theme running along the same Afghanistan,/ Rising Sun / skippy badge (We can supply these crests) / fpe 15 theme please. 

M Q 6
Quilt- Rising Sun / skippy badge (We can supply crests) if possible thank you. Army / Afghanistan theme.

M Q 7
Quilt- Rising Sun / skippy badge (We can supply crests) Army Afghanistan operations/ fpe 15 themed please. 

Male Q 8
Laundry bag – Multicam, Skippy badge and nickname please (We can supply the crests)

M LB 9
Laundry bag – Skippy Badge (We can supply) and St Kilda Saints

M LB 10
Aus Flag, RAAF crest (We can supply an embroidery) , Marvel Avengers & Disney superhero characters

M B 11
Multicam (We can supply some), Australian Game Fish

M Q 12
Australiana, Lime green, reading, travel, RAAF crest (We can send you one), C17A Globemaster aircraft

F Q 13
LB -RAEME crest and colours (red, yellow, blue)
Quilt – black / camo (digicam style) Australian flag with black background with RISING SUN, RAEME emblem, ARTIFICERS emblem (We can send you the crests).

M B 14
Port Adelaide Football Club (Black, White and Teal blue) , Naval Sea Mines. Thank you.

M Q 15
RAAF and Middle East theme please

M Q 16
ANZAC Day theme – the ODE (if Possible) Silhouetted Australian Soldiers, and Red Poppies, and an Australian Flag With the quilt being Red and Black in colour

Male B 17
favourite colour Green, Cricket is my favourite sport, My daughter’s name is xxxxxx . Please also add Australian Flag and RAAF Logo (we can send you an embroidered crest)

Male B 18
Could I please have a starry, night themed quilt .  If possible, could I also have a patch in one of the corners with “ADF MER 2021” written on it? Thank you.

Male B 19
My favourite colour is Red. I would love Poppies and the Aus Flag included please.

Female B 20
beach themed quilt with the some poppies and a RAAF emblem i. Thank you (we can send you an embroidered crest)

F B 21
Poppy and ANZAC theme please combined with tropical, beach, bush if at all possible (from Townsville and love Magnetic Island). I also love dogs, border collies especially. Favourite colours is pink, Any reference to Op Accordion, MER 2021 or similar would be great as well.

F B 22
 Australian beach theme, with a Rising Sun and also a reference to Op Accordion 2021. Rainbow

M B 23
May I please request the following to be included if at all possible:
– Aus flag
– The Rising Sun logo (Army)
– Reference to my partner xxxx
– Reference to my 5 year old son xxxxx
– The RAEME Tricolour (blue/yellow/red)
– The RAEME Crest and motto Arte et Marte
– The Ghostbusters logo for my son
– Mention of HQJTF633
– Mention of ANZAC
– Favourite colours are green and red. (we can send you embroidered crests)

M Q 24
My two younger boys at home get so excited when I introduce another one of their favourite characters to my room. So far I’ve found Sponge Bob, Squirtle (pokemon) and a minecraft poster. I’d love to have something that’ll bring a smile to their face while I’m away and then be functional once I’m home for them to use on the couch or during sleepovers. characters of interest could include (Pokemon, Minecraft, Sonic, Mario)

Male B 25
 soccer and basketball, my favourite colour is blue, and a RAAF crest (we can send you an embroidered crest)  Male B 26
I am a Royal Australian Army Medical Corps Officer. Rising Sun + Medical Corps (crests can be sent to you) …colours of gold, merlot and tans. I love reading and scrapbooking.

Female Q 27
Colourful  – space / Startrek theme please 

F Q 28
Laundry bag – RAE, Red and Blue, and Skippy Badge .

Quilt – RAE colour theme Red and Blue, with Corps badge along with Skippy Badge

M B 29
Superheroes

M B 30
Navy White Ensign and a world map

M Q 30
Crystal Palace Football (English Premier League)

M Q 31
Quilt – Crayfish / LB – Crayfish

F B 32
Blue, Diving, Patrol Boat, Ship’s name M Q 33
Quilt – Stich from Lilo and Stich 

F Q 34
Quilt – Pineapples,  F Q 35
ANZAC Theme 

M Q 36
Reptiles

F Q 37
Quilt – Great Northern Brewing Company Beer 

M Q 38
Quilt World map with ships LB South Australia with map if possible

M B 39
Blue / Purple – Lego / Sailing Ships

M B 40
Aus flag, Afgh flag, Black with corps crest and details (we can provide the embroidery)

F Q 41
Red and blue. Rising Sun and Artillery crests (we can supply these), a reference to peace-keeping in East Timor, and some Poppies. Please include Service Number and Rank

M Q 42
Theme French Bulldogs/glamping in the NT

F Q 43
RAN Crest, white, greys and blues and I love blue gum eucalyptus, lace and farmhouse design influences

F Q 44
Blue, RAAF crest, Hercules and Boeing 707 pic will be sent to you

M Q 45
RAEME Tri Colour (Blue/Yellow/Red), Rising sun badge, RAEME Corp badge, Australian Flag, Silhouetted Australian Soldier, red and purple poppies. A section with the words from “The Ode”.

M B 46
Landscape of Desert – Abstract Silhouetted landscape of rolling sand dunes with a Sun. Earthy Palette. Thank you, Much Appreciated

Female Q 47
World map, White colour if possible, Small C130J Hercules flying over middle east region

Male Q 48
Deployment details plus Australian Flag, Rising Sun – Lest We Forget, Rifle crest, Transport
crest, RAEME Crest, (We can send you the crests and deployment detail patch)

M Q 49
Bundaberg Rum Theme / Colours Black and Gold

M B 50
Jamesons Whiskey Themed

M Q 51
Boatswains Mate Rate badge (We can send you one) / Boat and knot Theme

M B 52
Cronulla Sharks NRL

M B 53
Boatswains Mate Rate badge (We can send you one) / Boat and knot theme

M B 54
Parramatta Eels NRL

M Q 55
Cape Colour Blue, Cape Pic (available in original email), Hawthorne AFL, Driving, Caravans, Bundy Rum (your choice of these really or mix and match) M B 56
Thor (with a lightning strike)

M B 57
Collingwood AFL

F LB 58
Light Colours – Beiges/Creams and/or blues and greys

F Q 59
Bicycles

M B 60
Fremantle Dockers AFL

M Q 61
Foxes or Animals

F Q 62
Sirens (either sort)

M B 63
Super Heroes

M B 64

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