23 October 2023 Request List

Written by AHQ

23 October 2023

G’day all,

Oh my goodness, I am sitting here at The Rex writing this on Thursday afternoon, the day before our big weekend in Canberra kicks off. My room is full or Auction prizes and raffle prizes, quilts for display and presentation, and all the other bits and pieces we need for the events over the weekend. Everything is gearing up for a great weekend.


By the time you read this, I will be sitting in my husband’s apartment in Greenway. I will answer request list emails then around lunch time I will jump in my car and drive back to Canberra. It will be hard to believe that it will all be over again until next year.

Priority Requests

Huge thanks to those that took on the Priority Requests from last week. Requests 1-5 inclusive are all for folks who are deployed and who will be deployed until after Christmas. I would really like their quilts and bags to arrive with them before Christmas. If you can help please email me!

Here is the request list for this week. Happy hunting. I hope you can find something that tickles your fancy.


The post by date for all Requests on this list is 27 November 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.

Request Information

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

TG 3456



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.

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 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 co*******@au**************.au

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.


Charcoal Gray, German Shepherds and Geese. M B 1
Corgis in a Royal Theme M Q 2
Brisbane Broncos (NRL) or Birds M Q 3
Rising Sun with personal details, HQME patch. Middle East Style theme in colours of HQME patch (yellow, light blue, Red & royal blue) (we can supply to  Rising sun as embroidery with text and image of HQME patch) M B 4
Rising Sun with personal details. Represenation of HQME Patch on bottom. Colour scheme to match the HQME patch of Dark blue, Red, Light blue and yellow. Design can be a surprise. (we can supply the Rising Sun with text) M Q 5
Newcastle Knights, Beach, Tooheys New,  Cricket Boxing. Please include RAN Communications Rate Badge. (we can provide image of Rate badge on fabric) M Q 7
Rising Sun, RACT Badge, Enlisted 1990 M Q 8
Quilt – Melbourne Storm M Q 9
Star Wars , NFL (USA National Football League) M Q 10
Green/Black, North QLD Cowboys (rugby league team), Lord of the Rings M Q 12
RAAF Crest, 34 SQN crest with text 34SQN aircraft BBJ (737 Boeing Business Jet) FALCON 7X (we supply Crests and text and a silhouette of the aircraft for applique or a photo to piece in) M Q 13
AFL(Carlton Blues) / Navy theme RAN crest (We can provide the RAN crest) M Q 14
RAAF Crest, 34 SQN crest, with text 34SQN RAAF Flying/Aircraft, theme. aircraft BBJ (737 Boeing Business Jet) FALCON 7X Dark blue or khaki colour (we supply Crest and text plus silhouettes of aircraft or printed pictures to include) M Q 15
Star Wars the clone wars (Cartoon TV Show) M Q 16
Navy crest Port Adelaide AFL supporter (we can provide the crest) M Q 17
Anime themed – naruto, dragon ball z and demon slayer M Q 18
Dragonball super, Lord of the rings, Jedi from starwars M B 19
Kraken (from Pirates of the Caribbean) /Sea Monster themed M B 20
Tennis, Triathlon or Racing cars would like first name on bag, (Can have first name embroidered on to a patch to be sewn on.) M Q 21
Australian flag and 3RAR parawings (We can provide the parawings) M Q 22
Green, Skiing, Shetland Sheepdogs, Cheese, Lord of the Rings M LB 23
Slaves to Darkness (Age of Sigmar,Warhammer) M LB 24
Black/White –  Big wheels – White Nissan Patrol M LB 25
Rising Sun, RAAF crest Operation Okra Sep 2014 – Jan 2015 Army/RAAF theme Loves all US sports and the USA (We can provide the Risign Sun and RAAF crest and can have the text embroidered) M Q 26
RAAF Crest , flying theme, C130H, C-27J, Boeing Business Jet and Falcon 7X. Preference is for mostly shades of Dark Blues and Greys with White highlights.  (we can provide the crest and aircraft silhouettes for applique or photos to include ) M Q 27
RAAF Crest – RAAF Flying Theme – Falcon 7X themed  (we can provide the crest and  and aircraft silhouettes for applique) M Q 28
Blue Rugby QLD Reds – Union Rugby International – Ireland Dog Kelpie M Q 29
Bright Fluro Colors, Outdoors, Camping, Nautical, 4WDing M Q 30
Blue Hobbie/s: Renewable energy – solar panels – bicycles converted to electric bikes Two White bichons M Q 31
Blue Plants, Outdoors, Ocean, mountains etc. Loves the tropics dog (Old English sheep dog X Poodle black and white and has a long coat) F Q 32
RAAF Crest, RAAF Flying Theme, loves all RAAF aircraft (including 34SQN F7X and BBJ) (we can provide the crest and aircraft silhouettes for applique or photos to include) M Q 33
Air Mobility Group Aircraft (C17A, C-130J-30 Hercules, C-27J Spartan, KC-30A Tanker, 737 Boeing Business Jet, KA350 King Air & Dassault Falcon 7X – (We can provide  and aircraft silhouettes for applique or photos to include) F Q 34
Navy blue, Shaun the sheep, The Wiggles, Dinosaurs M Q 35
Blue/Purple/Red, Comics, Travelling, Camping and Beers F Q 36
Blue, Rugby Union, Exeter Chiefs (UK Rugby Union Team), NSW Waratahs. M Q 37
“Magic the Gathering” – Lord of the Rings themed M Q 38
Green, Skiing, Shetland Sheepdogs, Cheese, Lord of the Rings M Q 39
Any Blue/ Sharks and more sharks or (NRL Team Sharks) M Q 40
Blue/white- Canterbury Bulldogs, cricket, outdoors M Q 41
Navy Crest with personal details under it. HMAS ANZAC crest USA flag Weapons Electrical Engineer Officer (WEEO) badge ANZACs, Gallipoli, electrical bolts traditional colours for a Weapons Electrical Officer is green within the gold stripes, (We can provide the Navy crest, HMAS ANZAC Crest, the WEEO Badge and a small US flag). M Q 42
Red/Orange, Miami Heat Basketball, Flames, Fire. M Q 43
Slaves to Darkness (Age of Sigmar,Warhammer) M Q 44
Ocean, Moana themed MAUI M Q 45
Toy Story F Q 46
South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL M Q 47
Pirates Of The Caribbean Themed M Q 48
Adelaide Crows themed (AFL) M Q 49
Black/White –  Big wheels – White Nissan Patrol M Q 50
Sydney Roosters NRL Team M Q 51
Parramatta Eels NRL team M Q 52
Crossing the line, Neptune, Golden Shellback Turtles, Black Bears, M Q 53
Rising Sun and RAN crests with personal details Rabbitohs (We can provide the crests embroidered with details) M Q 54
Blue, Capybara (Large rodent), Cronulla Sharks M Q 55
Red, Fast and the Furious (movies) cars M Q 56
Purple, Western Bulldogs M Q 57
Black, Dogs, Fish, Cats F Q 58
Dark Purple and Gold, HMAS Toowoomba (we can supply the crest) M Q 59
Black and Blue, Anime [My Hero Academia & character Mirio (Le Million)] M Q 60
Red and Blue, Capybara (large rodent), Melbourne Demons M Q 61
RAAF crest with personal details, Richmond Tigers RAAF crest,  small breast cancer pink ribbon on the back next to the label. (we can have the crest and the pink ribbon embroidered) M Q 62
Dark Green, Mountains, Fjords M Q 63
RAN Crest with details. Boatswains Mate badge. Aboriginal Flag and indigenous patterns. Likes Blue, Red, Green & Yellow. Other likes include Ocean/Nautical tall ships, octupus & jellyfish. Mountain biking & cycling/hiking trees or forest, Soccer (Matilda’s), Harry Potter, Bluey, Scottish kilt pattern as plays the bagpipes & QLD State of Origin.  (we can supply the Crest as an embroidery with details and BM badge as an image) F Q 64
Red and Black, Liverpool Football Club (soccer), LA Lakers (US National Basketball Association) M Q 65
Navy Blue, Motor Bikes, Kite Surfing, 4WD M Q 66
Purple, Melbourne Storm, Lightning Bolts M Q 67
Blue, Star Wars M Q 68
Blue, Surfing, 4WD, Music M Q 69
Blue, Sydney Roosters M Q 70
Black and Silver, Spartans and Samurai M Q 71
Quilt – Boys Kids Design (Trucks, Monster Trucks, Escavators etc M Q 72
4×4 Driving Theme M LB 73
Wallabies (Rugby Team) M LB 74
Tree of Life in a circle, with the word “Ironwood” above or below the circle M LB 75
Color black, yellow and white for DeWalt please  Theme tools with navy or sea theme M LB 76
VB (Beer)/Rabbitohs theme with quote “sinking ships and sinking tins”. Name & PMKeyS M LB 77
Galaxy Cats M LB 78
Greek Mythology M LB 79
Something climbing related (carabiners, ropes, quickdraws) with surname M LB 80
“Yarra” and lighting in the backgroup M LB 81
Computer gaming / table top gaming M LB 82
Rainbow, Monsters Inc. F Q 83
Lime Green and Charcoal Grey, HALO (videogame) M Q 84
Green, Golf, Tiger Woods M Q 85
Favourite colours are Blue/White (Geelong Cats AFL) and interests are Science Fiction (Star Wars) M Q 86
Favourite colours Red and Black and interests gardening, farming and hunting M Q 87
Favourite colour: Blue Hobbies and interests: Marvel, 4 wheel driving, Dirt bikes M Q 88
Fav colours Purple and dark green/blue. Interested in Star Wars (Jedi), Batman, Moon Knight (Marvel)/Science Fiction F Q 89
Favourite colours are Red & Blue Interests – DC / Marvel M Q 90
Favourite colours are White & Blue Interests – Star Wars M Q 91
Penrith Panthers (NRL) M Q 92
RAAF crest and Tri-service crest  Enlistment date Red, green, blue, turquoise I like Motorcycle Racing, Kayaking, Road Cycling, Gym, Flying Aircraft and Surfing My NRL Team is the Cronulla Sharks. (We can provide the crests and can have the date embroidered) M Q 93

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