Request List Posts

Welcome to the Aussie Hero Quilts (and Laundry Bags) Request List posts.

This page is dedicated to all the Request List that have been posted by Aussie Hero Quilts. Our volunteers use these posts to nominate for what quilts and luandry bags they wish to make for our wonderful veterans.

27 May 2024 Request List

Hi All I spent some time in Canberra this week to attend the Planning Conference for the International Air Show that will be held in Victoria next year. We were given a very warm welcome by the organisers and they are very pleased that we are able to be in attendance...

20 May 2024 Request List

Hi All For info: I will be driving to Canberra on Monday afternoon, back to Sydney on Thursday morning. On Tuesday and Wednesday I will be at a conference from 8am til 5pm so laptop time will be at a minimum. Please bear with me if it takes me longer than usual to...

13 May 2024 Request List

Hi All So many great requests this week. We have everything from “very army and navy” themed requests, to superheroes like spiderman, football teams and even Taylor Swift! There must be something for everyone. We have folk in the Solomon Islands, some in the Middle...

6 May 2024 Request List

Hi All When you make quilts and laundry bags for personnel in the military it stands to reason that occasionally some of the requests will feature weaponry. On the request list this week you will see that several of the priority requests have asked for a machine gun...

6 May 2024 Request List

Hi All I hope whatever you did for ANZAC Day you it was meaningful for you. If you click on the following link you will be able to see some of the ANZAC Day messages from some of our deployed troops. Some of them have names that you will recognise as you are currently...

22 April 2024 Request List

Hi All Lots of new requests on the list this week, including lots for folk deployed to the South Sudan and some in the Solomon Islands. Some of them have asked for flags which you can applique if you want a larger version or I can get them embroidered. Here is the...

15 April 2024 Request List

Hi All I am going to ask you all to do me a favour. I know lots of you have my mobile number and/or are Facebook friends with me. It can be really handy and probably tempting to send me a quick text or message when you have a question but I would really appreciate it...

8 April 2024 Request List

Hi All I thought I would talk a little bit about our laundry bags. Can you believe that we have made over 34500 laundry bags in the last 12 years! Did you know that hopefully, no two of them are the same. We make personalised bags as well as ones that we call...

1 April 2024 Request List

Hi All, I hope everyone has had a happy Easter. Spare a thought, as usual for all our serving members and their families this Easter. Many far from home, not with their loved ones and all to serve their country. Here is the request list for this week. Happy hunting. I...

25 March 2024 Request List

Hi All A great range of requests on the list this week. My favourite is Oompla Loomplas and leprechauns  but we also have added HMAS Gascoyne to our list and I am pleased to say that we can provide their crest to go on their quilt and bag.   What will you choose this...

18 March 2024 Request List

Hi All I really love some of the historical stories you can stumble across in Defence. One such story that I shared previously on the blog was the story of Red Lead, a cat that was taken on board HMAS Perth I during the war. You can read the whole story if you click...

11 March 2024 Request List

Hi All Australia Post Some of you have continued to have challenges with posting parcels to AFPO addresses via Australia Post. One of our volunteers took her parcel to her PO and she said they were surprised by the new requirement for the bigger customs label, because...
27 May 2024 Request List

27 May 2024 Request List

Hi All I spent some time in Canberra this week to attend the Planning Conference for the International Air Show that will be held in Victoria next year. We were given a very warm welcome by the organisers and they are very pleased that we are able to be in attendance...

20 May 2024 Request List

20 May 2024 Request List

Hi All For info: I will be driving to Canberra on Monday afternoon, back to Sydney on Thursday morning. On Tuesday and Wednesday I will be at a conference from 8am til 5pm so laptop time will be at a minimum. Please bear with me if it takes me longer than usual to...

13 May 2024 Request List

13 May 2024 Request List

Hi All So many great requests this week. We have everything from “very army and navy” themed requests, to superheroes like spiderman, football teams and even Taylor Swift! There must be something for everyone. We have folk in the Solomon Islands, some in the Middle...

6 May 2024 Request List

6 May 2024 Request List

Hi All When you make quilts and laundry bags for personnel in the military it stands to reason that occasionally some of the requests will feature weaponry. On the request list this week you will see that several of the priority requests have asked for a machine gun...

6 May 2024 Request List

6 May 2024 Request List

Hi All I hope whatever you did for ANZAC Day you it was meaningful for you. If you click on the following link you will be able to see some of the ANZAC Day messages from some of our deployed troops. Some of them have names that you will recognise as you are currently...

22 April 2024 Request List

22 April 2024 Request List

Hi All Lots of new requests on the list this week, including lots for folk deployed to the South Sudan and some in the Solomon Islands. Some of them have asked for flags which you can applique if you want a larger version or I can get them embroidered. Here is the...