Another new list of requests this week. I thought I would try and dispel some of the concerns about some of the things that are being asked for. I know that sometimes we are asked to include things we have no understanding of but often what is being asked for is not too hard.
For example… whenever there is something I have not heard of before I google it…. In this case what on earth is the “Borderlands Vault Symbol”? So, I googled it and look what came up. That is an easy applique, don’t you think? The request asked for Dragons, Moose, Borderlands Vault Symbol and I reckon that could be a fun quilt to do if you don’t mind doing applique. No colours are specified so you can work with what you have and simply applique some silhouettes and this simple symbol. Just a thought anyway.
And how about this one. Grogu (from Star Wars Mandalorian) & Eveelutions (from Pokemon)
Again no colours have been specified and in this case Pennie has been kind enough to provide a couple of embroideries of Grogu. That just leaves the Eveelutions. What on earth are they? Well, again I googled and came up with this pic. There are lots of others to choose from too but I reckon I could work with this one. What do you think? You don’t have to use all of the characters. Again, another great one for applique. I may be biased because I like applique and I know not everyone does but that is okay.
Anyway, I hope this is helpful. Not sure what is being asked for? Google is your friend. And googling silhouettes is really easy.
Now, here is the request list for this week. Happy hunting. I hope you can find something that tickles your fancy.
POST BY DATE
The post by date for all Requests on this list is 19 June 2023 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. 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.
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.
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 to 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 bold below.
CPL Wanda Quilt 8765432
Sydney NSW 2890
Also, please use the Aussie Heroes PO 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
Don’t forget to take a photo of your completed quilt or laundry bag to email to AHQ with the name and PMKeyS of the recipient and we can include in the Weekly Dispatches blog and 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 for the return 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.
Please also please hold on to the Tracking number (the pink sticker that you should remove before posting – 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 from Information For Those That Sew
I look forward to seeing the photos of completed quilts and LBs when they are ready to post off.
PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE copy the ENTIRE line if you wish to nominate for a quilt or laundry bag.
|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 or write the line out as above as:
Marvel Theme. Ironman M LB 1
Decoding The Columns:
The first column is the theme or preferences requested.
The second column indicates the gender of the recipient:
F = female
M = male
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
The fourth column is the number of the request.
Please let the Admin crew know if you have any other questions….Just email firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking forward to seeing what you want to make this week. Happy stitching!
P.P.S. Don’t forget to check out AHQ on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
|Rising Sun with personal details (rank, name and service number), Australian Flag, UAE Flag, Tactical RASIGs Signal Flag (White/Blue with red lightning bolt – picture available, easy to applique) (WE can provide the Badges)||M||B||1|
|Colours – Grey, Light Pink RAN Crest, RAAF crest, United Nations Flag, Africa. (We can provide the crests and UN flag)||F||Q||2|
|RAN crest, Diving Helmet, AFL Carlton Blues supporter along with South Sydney Rabbitohs. He is also an avid motor bike rider (sports bike). (We can supply the RAN Crest and diving helmet)||M||Q||3|
|Cooking, Camping, ANZAC/Blue||F||Q||4|
|HMAS Adelaide crest (with text 2022-2023, SAE, AIR OPERATIONS). Main role is to rig large loads under CH47-F helicopter. Follows Canterbury Bulldogs (NRL) and Waratahs (Rugby). Plays tennis, rides a Harley Davidson motorbike and has two German Shepherds (We can provide the crest with text)||M||LB||5|
|Winter Sports / Blue||F||Q||6|
|Rising Sun, RACT Badge, RAADC Badge Landrover 110, Slouch Hat (printed on fabric ready) East Timor 1999/2000 Army themed (We can provide the Badges and the East Timor date embroidered)||F||Q||7|
|Cross fit – any colours||M||Q||8|
|Blue, Fishing, Soccer, Dog (greyhound called Archie). Loves Queensland and Thailand. Theme – tropics||M||Q||9|
|Blue/Grey. Hiking, camping and mountain biking. loves lightning and thunderstorms.||M||Q||10|
|Rising Sun, Skippy Badge “7RAR” “Recon” “Operation Highroad” a map of Afghanistan please (WE can supply the badges and text)||M||Q||11|
|RAN Crest, RAN chaplains crest, Op Lilia – Solomon Islands flag, coffee, black vespa. (We can supply the crests – flag can be appliqued)||M||Q||12|
|Jurassic Park theme, with images of realistic dinosaurs (not cartoons). Otherwise a military theme sounds fantastic||F||Q||13|
|RAN crest, horses, chooks, has a garden, Assistance dog, white Labrador called Sandy,||F||Q||14|
|Scooby Doo in mint and blue or old school cartoon network collage||F||Q||15|
|Lavender Purple, Baby Pink or Mint Green OP KUDU II Patch OP KUDU 2023 Golden Retriever, Cats (Black & or Grey Tabby) (we can provide the Op Kudu Patch and text)||F||Q||16|
|Sunflowers, Ocean, Camping, Cycling, rainbows and fitness||F||Q||17|
|New Zealand & Australian flags, Country Music, Cowboy, Farming and Hunting. Lean Towards Green and Orange colors where possible||M||Q||18|
|Blue, Purple, Greens – Surprise me 🙂||F||Q||19|
|Call of Duty Zombies, Black & Gold decals/highlights (small panel with name)||M||B||20|
AFL(Carlton Blues) / Navy Oriented, RAN crest
(We can provide the RAN crest)
|Star Wars (Empire), Black/Gold/Red||M||Q||22|
|Elmo Sesame Street||M||Q||23|
|Green/Blue – Dogs, Ships & Submarines||F||Q||24|
|Holden Commodore, Summernats Burnout Competition, Essendon AFL, Melbourne Storm NRL – Red/Black/Purple||M||Q||25|
|Australian Flora, Botanicals, British Racing Green||M||Q||26|
|Grogu (from Star Wars Mandalorian) & Eveelutions (from Pokemon) (Pennie has provided an embroidery of Grogu)||M||Q||27|
|Dungeons & Dragons (game), Jedi Academy, Warhammer 40000||M||B||28|
|Formula 1, Ferrari, Red/black colours||M||Q||29|
|Blue/green, Dogs, Toy Story, Trippy patterns||F||Q||30|
|Star Wars , NFL (USA National Football League)||M||Q||31|
|Jujutsu Kaisen (Japanese animated series), Purple and Green||M||Q||32|
|Beagles, Desert Eagles, Explosions||M||B||33|
|Newcastle United FC (English Soccer) and Collingwood AFL FC – Black and white||M||B||34|
|XXXX Gold beer||M||Q||35|
|Toy Story, Harry Potter, Brisbane Broncos, Rainbows, XXXX Gold||F||Q||36|
|Cocktails, text ”Phins up”, pastel colours, Justin Bieber||F||B||38|
|The Office (US), Bobs Burgers, tie-dye||M||B||39|
|NSW Blues logo and Melbourne Storm Logo, Turtle and Frangipani, purple||F||Q||40|
|Green/Black, North QLD Cowboys (rugby league team), Lord of the Rings||M||B||41|
|Peaky Blinders (TV series), Star Wars, Nautical American traditional style pictures, would like my first name on it please||F||Q||42|
|Avatar the last air bender & dungeons and dragon. Colourful.||F||B||43|
|Akatsuki Red Clouds (Anime symbol)||M||Q||44|
|Turtles, Canberra Raiders||M||Q||45|
|Australian Fauna/Flora, Goanna||M||Q||46|
|Pooh Bear and Stitch with the background baby pink||F||B||47|
|Back of Manchester City (UK soccer team) blue jersey with number 9 and surname HAALAND appliqued.||M||Q||48|
|Dora the Explorer||M||Q||49|
|Motorbikes, skateboards, waterfalls, space themed||F||Q||50|
|Newcastle Knights, Beach, Tooheys New, Cricket and Boxing. Please include RAN Communications Rate Badge. (we can provide image of Rate badge)||M||B||51|
|Arnotts Biscuit (or Non Branded), Australian Outback themed||M||B||54|
|Marine animals (turtles, seahorse, dolphins) “EM” embroidered||F||Q||55|
|Dr Seuss theme with main colours white and blue with full name please||F||Q||56|
|Disney Cars and Toy Story – Main colours Teal/blue/white with full name please||F||LB||57|
|Colorado Avalanche – United States Ice Hockey Team||M||Q||58|
|Penrith Panthers – Australian Rugby League team||M||LB||59|
|Ocean theme: Whales Sharks, turtles, fish, Fishing Trawlers.||M||Q||60|
|Better Beer brand. Colours blue and grey||M||B||61|
|Dragons, Moose, Borderlands Vault Symbol||M||Q||62|
|Harry Potter, Greek Mythology, Books/Reading, White patch for name||M||LB||63|
|The Twilight Saga – featuring the guys mostly (or a weird off brand version) with nickname embroidered.||F||LB||64|
|Dark Green, scenic landscapes eg. Forests, mountains, alaskan landscapes.||F||Q||65|
|Bag – Winnie the pooh and friends themed with surname embroided in gold Quilt- Winnie the pooh and friends themed with first name initial and full surname embroided in black. Main colour background white.||F||Q||66|
|A collection of happy koi fish swimming in a pond and my name in the upper left corner||M||LB||67|
|Happy Bees floating around a white hexagons with my name in the upper left corner||M||Q||68|
|Quilt – dogs (cocker spaniels if available), Bag – dogs and boats||M||B||69|
|QUILT- Baby blue quilt with the Manchester City (UK Soccer team) logo on it, “Superbia in proelia” around or underneath the logo if possible. BAG- Baby blue with Manchester City logo’s all over it and “nickname” somewhere on the bag||M||B||70|
|Quilt- Star Wars Mandalorian theme with red lining with “This is the way” embroidered on the bottom Laundry bag- Baby Yoda “grogu” from the Mandalorian cleaning laundry||M||B||71|
|DDG42/HMAS Sydney theme .. Firing a missile would be cool. With WEEO written on there||M||LB||72|
|Quilt – Boxer dog wearing glasses and a hat while on a desert island with palm trees in the middle of the ocean||M||B||73|
|A river flowing through a valley with mountains surrounding it with maybe some glow in the dark qualities. I leave it to your imagination. Service number embroidered if possible. Thanks heaps||M||LB||74|
|Sailor Jerry Tattoos||M||Q||75|
|AFL Team Melbourne Demons||M||LB||76|
|A Monkey smoking a cigar while being electrocuted using a multimeter on a powerline. (has small lighting bolts coming off the monkey) Blue as the background with the word ‘STOKER’||M||LB||77|
|Pinwheel type design with a mix of bright vibrant colours to brighten up the room||F||Q||78|
|Could I please get it unicorns and toy dolls themed. If possible could I get my daughters name on it as well||M||Q||79|
|All things Barbie/pink/white/sparkles – Full name embroidered/appliqued in matching colours, in the Barbie Font if you can manage it.||F||LB||80|
|Different shades of pink/patterns/white/pastels, cute and girly and fun, if you could embroider/applique my full name with ‘Nap Queen’ down below||F||Q||81|
|QUILT – The Muppets. With the quote “Shut up Ya Muppets” Bag – Kermit the frog with the quote “Shut Up Ya Muppet”||M||B||82|
|Dark green with yellow ducks over it||M||Q||83|
|Camping theme, with 4wds on it. Anything to do with landcruisers and patrols and dirtbikes. Also include some country singers on it like Luke Combs, Lee kernaghan. Service number and nick name embroidered. (Nickname can be embroidered)||M||Q||85|
|Camping theme with the bush and beach on it, with 4wds on it. Anything to do with landcruisers and patrols and dirtbikes. Would like NIckname on the bag.||M||LB||86|
|Australian White Ensign Flag with text “These Colours Don’t Run”. Australian National Flag Please include “surname”.||M||LB||87|
|Map of Australia with a Camping & Caravanning Please use Bright Colours (surprise me!) “XXXXXX Family on Tour”. Please also add colourful hibiscus flowers, and the following “Ohana – family names ” around each edge of the quilt.||M||Q||88|
|Queensland Maroons Rugby League with surname in gold||M||B||89|
|Night Sky theme with Crescent moon and/or Mountains and Waterfall Theme||M||B||90|
|Initial D’ street racing anime with cars racing through the mountains with service number please.||M||Q||91|
|A XB Ford Falcon with the front of the ship in the backgound. Car infront of the ship. ‘Service number’ and the word ‘STOKER’ along the bottom||M||Q||92|
|A high wheel bicycle, coffee and a country theme would be amazing please. I would be grateful for anything really, if you have something in mind that you’ve always wanted to try/create I’d love to see it. Thankyou.||F||LB||93|
|Quilt: English Staffy theme please. Either their faces or little staffies running around. RAN Crest on the bottom of the quilt, with my Service Number and nickname on it. (we can supply the crest with text) Bag: Could I please have English Staffies on it, if they could be wearing little baker hats, that would be amazing. RAN Crest on the bottom of the bag, with my Service Number and nickname on it. (we can supply the crest with text)||M||B||94|
|Where’s Wally, Very Hungry Caterpillar – funny fruits and flowers/floral/polkadots, (if you can think of any fun ways to incorporate a tooth or something dental as I am the Dentist onboard, that would be fun too!). Happy for RAN Crest to be worked in too. (we can supply the RAN crest)||F||LB||95|
|Floral, Pastels (pinks, purples, light/sky blues), rainbows, sunshine, beach, surfing, sailing (maybe a HMAS Ship in there too) scuba diving – have fun with whatever looks good! Bright and cheerful, bringing the outside into my cabin. surname in nice contrasting colour. Would love some RAN stuff too. 🙂||F||Q||96|
|Green, Blue, Purple (Pastel colours preferred). Snowflakes and a snowy mountain theme with skiing. Seals and Pengiuns also incorporated.||F||Q||97|
|Pastels Green, Blue, Purple Could I please have giraffes, some stars, and dogs (golden retrievers!).||F||LB||98|
|Something loud, fun, creative. Indigenous Australian culture. Surname if possible||M||Q||99|
|Stars/planets/solar system themed. First name in purple.||F||B||100|
|Border Collies all over it, black and white ones.||M||Q||101|
|HMAS Sydney text red and Border collies, black and white all over||M||LB||102|
|Monster Trucks and/or Hot Wheels Cars (male colours)||M||Q||103|
|Stars/ Galaxy theme (female colours)||M||LB||104|
|Star Wars the clone wars (Cartoon TV Show)||M||Q||105|
|Manchester City (UK Soccer Team) with “surname” embroidered||M||LB||106|