7 March 2022 Request List

Written by AHQ

7 March 2022

Good morning All.


Due to problems securing accommodation in the hotel on the weekend of the 8th we have changed the date of the Aussie Hero Quilts 10th Anniversary Dinner to 29th of October.

This is the LAST time we will change the date.  We have reserved 60 rooms for the weekend but some of them are already taken so if you want to stay at the same venue as the dinner please get on the phone and book your accommodation. If you want the AHQ discount then you need to phone to make your reservation or you need to write the request for a discount in the notes if you make your reservation online.

The most important thing is to get on and make your reservation if you don’t want to miss out.

 You definitely don’t want to miss out on the best weekend in the calendar. If you have not attended an Aussie Hero Quilts weekend before, you seriously don’t know what you are missing out on. I am looking forward to seeing you all there.


Don’t you love the happy smiles. The fellow on the left is the recipient. The fellow on the right is my husband David. The cute thing is that David and this fellow were course mates in the RAAF many years ago and so it was rather nice that David had the opportunity to present his quilt to him at the end of his full time Air Force career.

On to our requests.  

Once you’ve made your selection of what you’d like to try, do please EMAIL co*******@au**************.au 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. 

 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 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  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. 


The post by date for all Requests on this list is11th April 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. 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 above.  

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 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 the Blog, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter 

Australia themed and coloured Enjoys music and plays the guitar M Q 1
ANZAC theme with Lazy E, Airfield engineer wombat, Engineer support element patch (we can provide patches and a Lazy is simply an E that has fallen over) M LB 2
Remembrance day theme, black background with the rising sun. With a field of red poppies. A silhouette of the SLR with slouch hat and an Abrams. (We can provide silhouettes you can work from for applique as well as the Rising Sun) M Q 3
Rising Sun with personal details below, AALC, RACMP, Australian flag,  Text “East Timor 2002 Election Observer”, (badges and text can be to you. The East Timor flag is easy to applique) M Q 4
Rising Sun, MFO Badge. I would be most grateful for a military design (army) F Q 5
RAAOC badge, ACB, Text “INTERFET East Timor 1999 Op Falconer Iraq 2003 Op Mazurka Egypt 2015” (We can send you the badges and the text can be embroidered for you) M Q 6
RAAPC badge, Rising Sun, Sydney University Regiment badge, Soldier career management agency badge, 17 Brigade badge, Australia Post colours (red and white) (Badges will be sent to you) M Q 7
RAINF, RACT, Rising Sun Text “Op Anode Solomon Islands 2010 and Op Astute Timor Leste 2012” (Badges and text can be sent to you) M Q 8
Australian Flag, some poppies, and two paw prints (one for each of my dogs back home named Maverick and Hendrix). M Q 9
Military Theme- Army M Q 10
ANZAC theme with locations I have been deployed as an Engineer – Australia, Bougainville, East Timor, Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, UAE Rising Sun, RAE Badge. (badges and place names can be embroidered for you) M B 11
Holden, Moto GP, Ducati Motorbikes M Q 13
The colours of Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club – purple/dark blue (predominant) with white and gold lightning bolts. M Q 14
Cars and Motorbikes M Q 15
Blue, Sailing, SUPing, 4wding, Camping. M Q 16
Blue, water-polo and golf, rugby union and cricket, Sailing, fishing, diving M Q 17
Blue, Surfing, Rugby and Travel M Q 18
Anime (Japanese cartoon) or Dragon Ball Z M Q 19
Blue, PC gaming, DIY Projects, Netflix & Movies M Q 20
Dark Red, travelling and running. M Q 21
Blue, sports and outdoors. M Q 22
Blue, Rugby, Boating, Politics M Q 23
4Wdrive/camping/outback themed M Q 24
Blue/green. Diving, Weight lifting and 4WDing. RAN crest with Name rank and service number please. (We can provide the crest with personal details) M B 25
One piece(the anime), acoustic guitar, blue and purple M B 26
Black, Red, Orange, Green etc  Rugby, Waterpolo, Rugby League, AFL.  Basically anything to do with sport and colourful. M Q 27
RAN crest.  I support the Cronulla Sharks but would be happy with anything (RAN crest can be provided in Cronulla colours if desired) M Q 28
Jeep and Camping/Mountains type theme M Q 29
Soccer/Cricket/Golf Liverpool FC. Embroidered panel with nickname and the following: Royal Australian Navy, Ex Royal Navy, HMAS, Anzac, HMAS Adelaide, HMS Westminster, HMS Brocklesby. (Name and ship details can be embroidered) M Q 30
red, white and blue.  rugby union M Q 31
ACDC themed, Black with a red ACDC logo if possible please M Q 32
WW2, Older Navy M B 33
Gears of War (XBOX Game) Quilt. M Q 34
Light blue. A theme of motorbikes, snowboarding, camping and/or fishing would be tops. I also follow Red Bull racing M B 35
PINK to remind him of his little girl / Race cars. RAAC badge with surname, HMAS Adelaide crest if possible (Badge and crest can be provided) M Q 36
Roosters NRL, Red, blue, white, green, brown and yellow. Can I please have, HMAS Adelaide crest and the RACT Army badge with name and PMKeys  “OP Tonga Assist 2022” (Crest, badge and text can be embroidered) M B 37
Beige, gardening, playing with my dog (Husky x Staffy, his name is Pavlov) and baking F Q 38
Brisbane Lions AFL, Parramatta Eels (NRL), AMPOL Red Bull Racing Team (V8s), Tenpin Bowling. M Q 39
Preferred colour is blue Star Wars or Dungeons and Dragons. Please include my name and rank (we can have name and rank embroidered for you) M Q 40
Rugby League Sydney Roosters (red, white, blue)  or Liverpool FC, with the nickname (we can have the nickname embroidered for you) M Q 41
BMW superbikes or any sports bikes M Q 42
Pokémon (Pikachu) and/or Port Adelaide Power F Q 44
RAN crest, Navy Ships – would love the crests of the following HMAS Tobruk HMAS Arunta (FFH Class) HMAS Maryborough (Armidale Class Patrol Boat) HMAS Canberra (Canberra Class) (We can provide the RAN Crest and the ships’ crests) M Q 45
Ships crests: HMAS Brisbane/Success/Stuart/Tobruk/Adelaide (LHD) and Canberra (LHD). Navy themed. (We can provide crests) M B 46
Anything 1980s M B 47
Sailing M Q 48
Pittsburgh Penguins- Ice Hockey- Colours- Black, Gold and White M Q 49
Anything to do with food F Q 50
Marvel M Q 51
Star Wars M Q 52
How to train your Dragon M B 53
NBA – Anything to do with Michael Jordan, Air Jordan, Kobe Bryant, the Lakers or the NBA logo if possible. But I will be happy with what whatever they come up with NBA themed! M B 54
Marvel Heroes, Colours Green & Blue F Q 55
Pokémon M Q 56
Winnie the Pooh F Q 57
Cronulla Sharks M B 58
Naruto (animated Japanese Cartoon) M LB 59
Pokémon M B 60
Anything Air Force or general Aviation (we can provide a RAAF Crest. Also RAAF Roundel, silhouettes of aircraft can be provided for applique guidance) M Q 61
Crocodiles / animals F Q 62
Indian Motorcycle M Q 63
The Simpsons M Q 64
Ninja/Samurai Theme M B 65
Solar System M Q 66
Surfing M Q 67
Transformers or Star Wars M Q 68
Dallas Cowboys colours and star (NFL Team), HMAS Adelaide ship’s crest with “OP Tonga Assist 2022 CPONPC and name” embroidered on it. (We can supply the crest and embroidery) M B 69
Black, white and blue (Cronulla Sharks), HMAS Adelaide Ship’s Crest and ‘Op Tonga Assist 2022  and personal details’ embroidered on it.  (We can supply the crest and embroidery) M B 70
dance theme (ballet/calisthenics) with the ocean incorporated, pink/purple if possible. HMAS Adelaide crest with OP Tonga Assist 2022 AB (Full Name) and PMKeys” embroidered on it. (We can supply crest and embroidery) F Q 71
Blue or green- Plants/ animals/ weather HMAS ADELAIDE crest and name embroidered on it (We can supply embroidery) F B 72
green/ blue, Tennis /Ragdoll Cat HMAS Adelaide ship’s crest and “OP Tonga Assist 2022 and initials” embroidered on it. (We can supply the crest and embroidery) M LB 73
green and black if I could have ME01  on it that would be awesome. M B 74
blue and bright colours/patterns with a nautical theme. M Q 75
Black with white or grey HMAS Adelaide ships crest and “OP Tonga Assist 2022”. something simple would be wonderful  (We can supply the crest and embroidery) M LB 76
Motor bikes, magpies white and black colours, embroidered with nickname. (We can supply embroidery) M Q 77
Dark green, rust orange and black, with stars and other celestial bodies with name embroidered on it.  (We can supply embroidery) F B 78
A ‘stormy’ theme, or a celestial/starry theme with name embroidered. (We can supply embroidery) M Q 79
Any design in Blue/Yellow (Parramatta Eels NRL) M Q 80
Green and Red Space or Welsh themed if possible please M Q 81
nautical compass or night sky theme Would love my surname on it please F Q 82
Native Australian flowers theme and my surname on both. Thank you! F Q 83
Fish M Q 84
Canterbury Bulldogs (NRL), a pic of a CH-47 F and  MRH-90 helicopter HMAS Adelaide ship’s crest, Rising Sun with “OP Tonga Assist 2022 and name” Thank you (We can supply the crests, the picture of helicopters and embroidery) M Q 85
Army and Navy with the HMAS Adelaide ship and islands of Tonga. Also “OP Tonga Assist 2022” embroidered on it.  (We can supply embroidery) M B 86
The Tongan island theme – suggestions include a map of the islands, the people, wildlife, culture.  Would like name written on the bag. Thank you. (We can supply embroidery) M B 87
Pokemon design (preference of Dragonite but any pokemon design is fine). HMAS Adelaide ship’s crest and “OP Tonga Assist 2022” please.  Thank you!  (We can supply the crest and embroidery) M Q 88
Ocean theme with the HMAS Adelaide crest. Also with ‘OP Tonga Assist 2022’. Also if possible some constellations. (We can supply the crest and embroidery) F LB 89
Ocean theme with warm colours that remind me of the sunset hitting the ocean. Also with an Aussie Flag incorporated into it. F B 90
helicopter / aviation theme, as well as with a name embroidered and the HMAS Adelaide ship’s crest embroidered on them. (We can supply the crest and embroidery) M Q 91
Pokemon design too (preference of a Victreebel design). HMAS Adelaide ship’s crest and “OP Tonga Assist 2022” please.  Thank you! (We can supply the crest and embroidery) M LB 92
Favourite colour is blue. Baby blue, sapphire blue, navy blue, white, grey. Beach, flowers, butterfly, fruit, stars galaxy, heart shape. Small Australian flag. Surname: on laundry bag. (We can send you a small Aussie flag) F B 93
bicycles. M LB 94
traditional patchwork quilt, with personal details  and HMAS Adelaide ship’s crest and “OP Tonga Assist 2022” embroidered on it. M Q 95

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