Request List 30 November 2020

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30 November 2020


30 November 2020 Request List 

Good morning, Hello!  Can you take on a quilt or laundry bag request this week?  I enjoy getting gifts ready for family and friends not to mention getting the AHQ laundry bags I’ve been sewing packed with a bit of tinsel and Christmas extra. This is really getting me in the mood for sewing more knowing some of these dispatches will be opened by folk far from home at Christmas.  Let me now if you can manage a Request from this week’s list – I am looking forward to hearing from 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. 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. It is unique for each recipient. 

CPL Wanda Quilt 8765432
TG 3456
Sydney NSW 2890

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.

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

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  2-10  are our priority items this week and need to be in the mail by  27 December or even earlier if you can manage – thank you!!!   Can you help with these?    Covid Assist laundry bags are still in demand for troops on duty with tasks  including  border protection, hotel quarantine and testing.  
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 10 January 2021 is just around the corner!!!! ) please or earlier .  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.

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Covid Assist in NSW 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 0
Can you make a block or two? Wanted: For iurgent requests…. 1.Star blocks
in blues with white points – cut 5 1/2 inch squares and 3 1/4 inch squares
2. Pin wheels using reds and blues – cut 6 1/2 inch squares 3. 12 inch Log cabins
using greens and creams
M 1
Quilt – Aussie/Poppy/Camel theme with surname F Q 2
LB – sunflower inside /beach theme outside/camel with surname Quilt – Aussie/UAE theme with poppy/camel F B 3
Quilt – Lego/Army/Poppies/Camels theme F Q 4
LB – Winter mountains with poppies name: “xxx” Quilt – Sunflowers, camels, “TF 12 Nov 2020 – May 2021” F B 5
LB – Camels and Rising Sun, soldier silhouette and “TF12 ROT II” and “Nov 2020 – May 2021” F LB 6
LB and Quilt – Mandala with “C” M B 7
Aus flag, RAEME crest, Rising Sun, NSOCC and NATO flag ….. Concept plan has been emailed us and we have images / photos to send M Q 8
May I please request a bright colourful pattern Moroccan themed Quilt. Thank you very much. F Q 9
Military WW2/Vietnam/Current Transport Aircraft. Mechanical Tools spanners screwdrivers ect (I am an Aircraft Mechanic / ATECH) M B 10
ANZAC, desert sunset, Australian Lighthorse and ASLAV vehicle silhouettes, Armoured Corps badge, Rising Sun Badge. Boxing Kangaroo I would also like to get my name and three deployments listed: (We can supply an embroidery patch) Thank you. M B 11
Blue, RAAF theme (We can send you a RAAF crest) M Q 12
Blue, Aus flag, RAAF Military aircraft (We can send you a RAAF crest) M Q 13
Quilt – ANZAC theme with Rising Sun (We can send you a crest) M Q 14
Quilt: ANZAC theme, Aus Flag , Boxing Kangaroo, Rising Sun and RAEME Corps Badge and details (We can send you embroidered patches) M Q 15
LB: RAEME Tri-Colour themed (Blue-yellow-red) with “name “
Quilt: Middle East theme with Aus flag, Boxing Kangaroo, RAEME Crest(we can send you embroidery patches)
M Q 16
Quilt – The word “xxxxx” with poppies and camel F Q 8
Quilt: Middle East theme with Australian Flag, Rising Sun, Boxing Kangaroo, RAEME CORPS emblem (We can send you embroidery patches) M Q 17
My favourite colour is blue, particularly light blues and turquoise.
I have always lived near the sea and I love the ocean.
I also love skiing and snowy mountains.
Perhaps my quilt could incorporate some snowy mountains and the night sky and some ocean waves
F Q 18
Blue, Australian Flag and RAAF crest (We can send you one).
fishing, camping and anything outdoors in the bush.
I have a black greyhound.
Thank you very much.
M Q 19
I love the beach and Australian animals, so maybe some animal playing on the beach would be amazing. My name on quilt please. Thank you very much! M LB 20
Bright coloured sunset (Blue, Purple, Pink, Orange etc). Bright Batik Fabrics. Silhouettes of Dubai Skyline (famous buildings such as Burj Khalifa, Atlantis Hotel, Burj Al Arab, a Camel, Sand Dunes. Blue back of quilt please if possible.

Laundry Bag- Art and travelling

F Q 21
Would like a soccer quilt, with Croatia, Soccerroos, Adelaide United, Chelesea and Arsenal Soccer teams/colours on it. The same with my laundry bag, thanks F B 22
Quilt – RAEME colours (Blue, Yellow, Red) , Rising sun, boxing kangaroo and Australian flag and my service details + “MER 2020-2021”. Laundry bag go wild, favourite colour is blue, I race Yamaha r6 for PMD racing team, my race number is xxx , have some fun with the design. M B 23
Ocean and sunsets/rises. I love whales and dolphins. I like pastel colours, blue, purple, pink, green ect. May I please have my initials in a light colour 🙂 Thank you very much and I look forward to seeing what you come up with 🙂 F Q 24
Sky blue / colour of the ocean and I love spending my time going to the beach/ ocean and watching the sunset, nature and waterfalls. I am also in love with painting. Could I please have some shells on laundry and initials in white please. Have some fun with the design . Thank you! F LB 25
Star Wars/Mandalorian/Outer Space themed Quilt. Laundry bag to be Middle Eastern/UAE themed, Dubai, camels, sand dunes etc. I’ll be happy with any colours or patterns. Thank you! F B 26
Army/RAAF/RAE Red and Pale Blue colours, service crests (we can send you embroidered patches). .
Thank you for this and for your support!
M Q 27
RAAF fire truck, Military aircraft, Applique the text EAOU8, Aus flag F Q 28
ANZAC theme, 303 rifle, A southern cross, Melbourne Storm NRL, Carlton AFL. Rising Sun (We can send you an embroidered crest) M Q 29
favourite colour blue, hiking, camping, reading and watching most sports, with ‘airforce’ theme M Q 30
ANZAC theme (ANZAC panel) with name and PMKeyS on Q M LB 31
Submarines, Skull & Crossbones, White Ensign M Q 32
Submarine pirate, “DBF” appliqued , Black, White and Yellow please M Q 33
Sharks M Q 34
Perth Wildcats (black and red) , Basketball M Q 35
The Wiggles M Q 36
Scuba Diving M Q 37
Dogs, tropical, beach, orange, White, yellow M Q 38
Nautical, Cats, Hello Kitty, Green F B 39
Submarines, gym, video games M Q 40
Motor bikes, fishing, scuba diving, blue, silver, gold M B 41
Dark colours – dark blue, purple M Q 42
Chef’s utensils – knives, pots, pans, chef hat – dark colours M Q 43
Tropical plants, trees, palms F Q 44
Hunting, country, Bundy, blue M Q 45
Gym, skate boarding, swimming, sunsets, blue F B 46
Boxing, Bundy bear, the beach, black and purple M Q 47
Something global + RAN Crest M Q 48
Rising Sun + details, RACT (Can send an emb crest) Blue, White and Scarlet, Transport theme M Q 49
Poppies + RAAF and RAN Crests (We can send you the crests) M Q 50
RAE crest, Red and Blue themed East Timor, 17 construction squadron badge (Easy to applique- we can send u a pic) M Q 51
Queensland, Follow the Titans (Footy blue, grey, gold), love gothic dragons, RAAF crest M Q 52
RAAF crest and/or 1CCS crest (can send you a crest) . Green and grey, Dinosaurs, grandson’s name F Q 53
Rising Sun, Catering Corps, Parramatta Eels, East Timor, Afghanistan M Q 54
RAAF crest, + medical M Q 55
Nature-based concept, Rising Sun, greys and greens M Q 56
aviation, air traffic control, blues, purples or dogs that would be great M Q 57
Port Adelaide Power fan, (black white and teal) cricket, Star Wars M Q 58
RAN, travel and Golden retrievers, F Q 59
RAAF Crest Sky blue background M Q 60
rep touch football for Air Force Warriors,
loves Surfing and the beach,
maltese shitzu, RAAF crest , Aus Flag
M Q 61
maltese shitzu, music,
sunshine, holidays
Aus flag , RAAF crest,
Sound of Music is my favourite movie.
Neutral colours please – pastel blue, or green.
F Q 62
Golf, hockey & loves Wests Tigers . RAAF crest and details M Q 63
Colours orange, blue and black please, camping and four wheel driving M B 64
horses, blue heelers and down hill skiing. F Q 65

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