Monday, 3 January 2022

Request List 03 January 2022

Good morning and hello everyone,

Sending our warmest good wishes to you all for a very happy and healthy New Year

Another week of Requests and interesting projects to tackle.

Do please EMAIL friendsofAHQ@gmail.com and Catherine  or I will be pleased to assist you with your selection. Hope to hear from you soon.

Thank you!


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’s 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.

 

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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
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 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. 
https://auspost.com.au/about-us/about-our-site/australia-post-app

 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, Pamela and Ben.

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

POST BY DATE
 
PRIORITY  Requests:-   Quilts  4- 16  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 19 January 2022, but earlier is always appreciated :)


The post by date for all other Requests on this list is 9 February 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 
friendsofahq@gmail.com 

 

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 applique

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Papua New Guinea theme - Rising Sun- Caduceus - C19

MLB1
Navy engineer theme

MLB2
Beach Themed laundry bag and a desert themed quilt - Text patch to be supplied "

FB4
AFL St Kilda Football Club, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

MB5
Wonder Woman shield in front of two small hearts with the names xxxxx being shielded by their Mum who is the Superhero and poppies in the background. Embroideries - we can supply ....
Rising Sun badge and UN flag

FQ6
Surfing and beach life, Australian bush. Love greens, blues, reds for colour, deployment dates, TriService crest and colours, Aus Coat of Arms

FQ7
Australian bush theme (greenish/brown colour)

MQ8
Signals crest and squadron logo and the sig tactical colours of white and blue

MB9
Running long distance. Parkrun. Purple, green, RAAMC crest Medical Corps
MB10
Aussie theme
Army Crest
RAAMC Crest
UN Flag

M11
Royal Australian Navy, Sydney Swans, medicine/caduceus, poppies, blue

MQ13
BMW superbikes or any sports bikes

MQ14
Motorbike themed- road bikes, KTM and Kawasaki. (Emb available)
Favourite colours: Black, blue, green and red
Disliked colours: Brown, yellow and pink

MB15
ANIME

MQ16
Sydney Roosters NRL Team, beach, sunset, colour: blue

FB17
West Coast Eagles/ Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Quilt.

MQ18
Sand (Desert) and Waves themed quilt - text patch to be suppliedMQ19
Charizard/Blastoise Pokemon Trading Card for both quilt and bag (one character on either side)MB20
"Batman - Dark Knight Movie and the Joker" theme. Dark colours scheme, black, yellow, red for batman. Purple, green, white for the joker.

MQ21
McLaren F1 Theme

MQ22
Leeds United Football Club

MQ23
The Fast and The Furious Movies, American Muscle Cars, Coronas

MB24
Favourite colour is blue, Football Team Is Chelsea Football Club, Mountain Biking

MQ25
Australian Red Cattle Dog theme

MQ26
Queensland Maroons :) State of Origin- NRLMQ27
Favourite colour is blue, love music, running, the beach and water based activities

MQ28
Favourite colour is blue, support Essendon-AFL, enjoy cycling, running and the beach.

MQ29
Himalayan theme would be nice. Also love retro video games and snowboarding.

MB30
Holden, Moto GP, Ducati Motorbikes

MB31
Favourite colour is blue, I also love sharks and dogs, Camping and the Beach

FQ32
Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club. Their colours are purple/dark blue (predominant) with white and gold lightning bolts.

MB33
Port Adelaide Football Club

MQ34
Cars and Motorbikes

MQ35
NHL Boston bruins and MLB Boston Red Socks favourite is blue

MQ36
Nautical - Charts and Stars. Member would like their first name on it too

FB37
Anime (Japanese cartoon) / Dragon Ball ZMB38
Stars, Sun, Nebulus, Milky Way, Astronomical, GalaxyMQ39
Navy engineer relatedMQ40
Thor

MQ41
Skyrim

MQ42
Navy. theme - rate badges incl ships wheel - coxswain and Electronics Technician-communications (We can supply printed images / applique ) and RAN crest

MB43
Australian Army theme, RAAOC, Rising Sun Badge, Skippy Badge, Poppies, 3 RAR Para Wings, camouflage pattern, Boxing Kangaroo, Aussie Flag, Australia Outline

MB44
Loves science fiction and gadgets/technology . Loves the colour green

MB45
pokemon and star warsMaleQ46
blues, greens ocean bush and astronomy - poppy, navy ensign anchor, propeller blades being a stoker in a previous lifeFQ47
Loves astronomy, nature and learning. Colours sapphire blue and purpleFQ48
Crests for Cavalry, Ordinance and Intelligence Corps. Nissan Pulsar SSS, four wheel driving and camping and mountain biking,MQ49
LB Parramatta Eels Quilt 176 Air Dispatch (Image available to guide applique), RACT crest

MB50
RAN Crest, Western Tigers and Geelong Cats, his favourite colour is green, he enjoys running, camping and the Simpsons

MQ51
Tiger - Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH), Aviation Corp badge colour patch (easy to applique) , Rising sun.

MB52
Kenworth trucks, the rising sun, poppies, RACT crest (We can supply)
Everything army themed if possible please

MQ53
RAAF, beach, woman power, strong & independent woman, level headed, Aus cricket, AFL - Richmond Tigers. In no particular order. (We have a fun retro emb to offer)

FQ54
Maritime theme, Marine Technician , propeller
HMAS Arunta pennant number 151 , Motto 'Conquer or Die' , favourite colour is Blue

FQ55
Navy Blue, Light Blue, Orange, Grey, white and black. Anchor and signal flags (His name in Signal flags)

MB56
RAAF crest, Caduceus, shades of blueFQ57
HMAS Kuttabul crest, RAN, White Ensign

MQ58
Navy Crest, Mine Hunter HMAS Diamantina

MQ59
RAN, White Ensign, HMAS Watson crestMQ60
Blue and Green/Aqua (to represent the sea) and Sand (to represent the desert).

Seahorses to reflect his actual horses, but with a Navy theme, and Albatross, to reflect his Fleet Air Arm service.
MB61
Military Working dog logo (Likely be available soon) , Corps logo and Aussie flag

MQ62
Dog themed, Aussie flag, Military Working Dog logo (Likely be available soon) , Corps badge

MQ63
Would like a quilt made for his new daughter to grow into (not a baby quilt).

FQ64
Corps badge, Aus Flag, Military Working dog logo

Colours- Any
MLB65
Corps badge, Aus Flag, Military Working dog logo

Colours- Any
MLB66
Corps badge, Aus Flag, Military Working dog cell logo

Colours- Any
MLB67
RAAF crest, Diesel Mechanic, Text "MEOMS"MQ80
Navy, White Ensign Service Values – Service, Courage, Respect, Integrity, Excellence, HMAS Waterhen crestMQ81

 

 



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