Monday, 16 November 2020

Request List 16 November 2020

16 November 2020 Request List 

Good morning, Here’s today’s Request List – so much to choose from!  I am looking forward to loads and loads of emails today, with interesting request selections. What will you choose?

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 > http://aussieheroquilts.blogspot.com/p/posting-information.html.  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 still some delays with 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  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.

I’d like to send a special shout out to the magnificent volunteers who machine embroider  crests, text patches and other items to be attached to the quilts, and occasionally to the laundry bags we send out.  A huge hand of “thanks” goes to these wonderful folk for their contribution. 


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. 

Cheers,
Clarissa
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 - 23 are our priority items this week and need to be in the mail by  13 December or even earlier if you can manage - thank you!!!   Can you help with these?    Covid Assist laundry bags (Request  1)  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 27 December  please or earlier .  If you cannot make that date,  please let me know.    I realise this is Christmas week.  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.
 
FOR ANY NEW VOLUNTEERS
 
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.
 
Cheers
 
Clarissa

friendsofahq@gmail.com 

DON'T FORGET I CAN SEND YOU BADGES AND CRESTS TO PIECE IN OR APPLIQUE AND CAN GET TEXT EMBROIDERED.
http://aussieheroquilts.blogspot.com/2019/07/information-post-for-those-that-sew-for.html
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Covid Assist in NSW WE NEED MASCULINE OR GENDER NEUTRAL PLEASE .....When you are ready to post please contact me friendsofAHQ@gmail.com for dispatch instructions: You may need to post these at your own expense - thank you.MLB1
Navy / transformersMQ2
Blue, RAAF camo, Red cross, AirForce roundel, Dental themeFB3
Army Colours - AnchorsMQ4
Green, camo, Red Kangaroo, Winnie the PoohMB5
Blue, Green, Poppies, Red Cross, Nursing, C17 aircraftFQ6
Afghanistan flag (We can send you a flag panel) , Red, Green, CamoMB7
army colours, Medic theme, Red Kangaroo, Rising Sun, RAAMC crest (we can send you one) , Afgh flag, medicMB8
Helicopters, Surfboards, MedicalMB9
Fav colours - black and purple. RAE Electrician. I have two amazing dogs that are my world. One German Short Haired Pointer and Kelpie. Royal Australian Engineers crest (We can send you one) , tradie Electrician theme, emb patch please .FQ10
masculine quilt, aussie flag, ANZAC related RASIGs (We can arrange for an emb corps crest)MB11
Martial arts (Brazilian jiu-jitsu and muay thai, weight lifting), Belgium shepherd dog, Rising Sun, blue and red, beach and mountainsMB12
Regmt crest & poppies - Red and black colours. horse racing, American college football (Auburn University team), Black cats, BBQ.MB13
champagne, running and cycling...
pink and pastels....
Essendon AFL team ... Wallabies rugby union team
A big animal lover
FQ14
RAEME, Army theme - army vehicles and aircraft and initials on LBMB15
4WDQ16
4WDMQ17
Fijian flag, Remembrance, Poppies
hiking, swimmimg, nature.
Favourite colour- black, burgundy, blue (happy with anything)
FB18
Australian Native Flora, (waratah and wattle) and Fauna. Sunsets/Sunrises. On quilt a tribute to Remembrance dayFB19
Combined UAE / Medical / ANZAC day
(RAAF).
A horse with the ANZAC theme.
FQ20
A warm coloured mosaic of a sunset over the Australian outback.....Dark pinks, burning oranges, yellows, deep reds, burgundy with Aus bush silhouetteMB21
I'm an outdoors adventurer, I enjoy offshore fishing, 4WDing and camping. I like to combine these by travelling around to remote locations in Australia.MQ22
Quilt - Different Blues and a bit of White and Grey.
Fighter jets and aircrafts.
(Gifting to my 6yr old nephew as a surprise once I return to Australia)
MQ23
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 depoyments listed: (We can supply an embroidery patch) Thank you.MB24
Blue, RAAF theme (We can send you a RAAF crest) .MQ25
Blue, Aus flag, RAAF Military aircraft (We can send you a RAAF crest)MQ26
Quilt and LB - Black, tan, green white. Aus Flag + Martial arts / CammoMQ27
Quilt - ANZAC theme with Rising Sun (We can send you a crest)MQ28

Quilt: ANZAC theme, Aus Flag , Boxing Kangaroo, Rising Sun and RAEME Corps Badge and details (We can send you embroidered patches)
MQ29

Quilt: Middle East theme with Aus flag, Boxing Kangaroo, RAEME Crest(we can send you embroidery patches)
MQ30

Quilt: Middle East theme with Australian Flag, Rising Sun, Boxing Kangaroo, RAEME CORPS emblem (We can send you embroidery patches)
MQ31
Disney princessesMB32
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
FQ33
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.
MQ34
Pale pink colours, no pattern, with BB written down the bottomFQ35
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!MB36
Army/RAAF Red and Pale Blue colours, service crests (we can send you embroidered patches). .
Thank you for this and for your support!
MQ37
Quilt and laundry bag - NRL theme please, FSE13 at the top and my name (xxx) at the bottom.MB38
RAAF fire truck, Military aircraft, Applique the text EAOU8, Aus flagFQ39
ANZAC theme, 303 rifle, A southern cross, Melbourne Storm NRL, Carlton AFL. Rising Sun (We can send you an embroidered crest)MQ40
Scuba Diver silhouette diving over a colourful Coral Reef or underwater ship wreck for both the Quilt and Laundry Bag, thank youFB41
Cycling – this is a big one. Lots of bikes!
- Kangaroos, ducks and/or French bull dogs.
- Lavender (the flower, not the colour!).
- Books/glasses/reading.
- He is a lawyer so anything “lawyery”.
- He is of Mauritian heritage so maybe the Mauritian flag
MB42
favourite colour blue, hiking, camping, reading and watching most sports, with ‘airforce’ themeMB43
Boxing, Bundy bear, the beach, black and purpleMB44
Gym, skate boarding, swimming, sunsets, blueFB45
Hunting, country, Bundy, blueMB46
Tropical plants, trees, palmsFB47
Chef's utensils - knives, pots, pans, chef hat - dark coloursMB48
Dark colours - dark blue, purpleMB49
Sunflowers, bees, dogs, sunset, yellow, orange, greenFB50
Motor bikes, fishing, scuba diving, blue, silver, goldMB51
Coconut trees, the beach, blueFB52
Submarines, gym, video gamesMB53
Beach, Footy, Golf Canberra Raiders, Geelong Cats AFLMB54
Ocean blue, roses, beach, dogsMB55
Nautical, Cats, Hello Kitty, GreenFB56
Water skiing, hiking, rock climbing, orange and blueMB57
Beer, cars and motorbikes, black, gold and whiteMB58
Dogs, tropical, beach, orange, White, yellowMB59
Yellow, Blue, Purple, Black - Minions galore pleaseMB60
Something globalMQ62
Rising Sun + details, RAAT (We can supply a crest) , Transport themeMQ63
INtell corps crest (We can supply crest) - Tudor Rose - fav colour purpleFQ64
Poppies + RAAF and RAN Crests (We can supply)MQ65
RAE (We can supply crest), Red and Blue themed East Timor 17 construction squadronMQ66
Queensland, Follow the Titans (Footy), love gothic dragonsMQ67
RAAF crest and/or 1CCS crest (We can supply crest). Green and grey, Dinosaurs, grandson's nameFQ68
Trad patchwork, Blues with White, with some red poppy material and green camouflage (included if possible)
RAAF crest (We can supply crest) + Roundel
36 Squadron & 37 Squadron Crests
Aus Flag

C130H 36 Sqn & C130J 37 Sqn Hercules silhouettes
FA 18 Hornet, PC & Macchi - MB326 silhouettes
Camera
Embroidered words at the bottom C130 - First In Last Out
MQ69
Rising Sun Catering Corps, Parramatta Eels, East Timor, AfghanistanMQ70
Armoured Corps (We can supply crest), Catering CorpsMQ71
RAAF Crest with her service details on it

RAAF blue theme, roundel, COMMSOP (Communications Operator) (We can supply crest)
FQ72
RAAF crest, + medicalMQ73
RAAOC (We can supply crest) Red,Blue, Red, Parammata EelsMQ74
RAN (We can supply crest), Not floralFQ75
Corp crest (We can supply crest), Catering,MQ76
poppies + service details RAAF crest - Combined quilt for her parents with service details for both (We can supply crest)FQ77
french bulldog (photo to share :) ). Geelong Cats AFL and the Sydney Swans.MQ78
Hamptons themeFQ79
Navy Crest and cruise theme in blue colours if possible please.FQ80
Nature-based concept, Rising Sun (We can supply crest), greys and greensMQ81
aviation, air traffic control, blues, purples or dogs that would be great. RAAF crest (We can supply crest)MQ82
Traditional style quilt - Blue and green multi-coloured squares and patternFQ83
Port Adelaide Power fan, (black white and teal) cricket, Star WarsMQ84
RAN (We can supply crest), travel and Golden retrievers,FQ85
RAAF Crest (We can supply crest)Sky blue backgroundMQ86
rep touch football for Air Force Warriors,
loves Surfing and the beach,
maltese shitzu, RAAF roundel, Aus Flag (We can supply crest)
MQ87
Daffodils,
maltese shitzu, music,
sunshine, holidays
Aus flag , RAAF roundel,
Sound of Music is my favourite movie.
Neutral colours please - pastel blue, or green.
FQ88
RAN (We can supply crest) , bees, mandalasFQ89

Feminine/pretty colours. I like greens and pinks. Deployment details on patch please FB93

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