Butterfly Writeup Larry
From email@example.com Sun Dec 3 16:03:35 1995
id AA20828; Sun, 3 Dec 95 15:56:34 EST
Date: Sun, 03 Dec 1995 12:56:52 -0800
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Dan Curtis or Lorna Paris)
Subject: Re: an easy alternative
>>I think what I'm looking for is another easy balloon creation I can have
>>them make that uses the same technique as the tree fold dog. Does any one
>>have a pattern I can use?
>How about a 1-balloon buterlfy.
>The version I do goes like this:
>Inflate a 260 all the way, let out a lot of air so that its a little soft,
>take the two ends...put them side by side so the balloon's folded in half.
>lock-twist them togetherabout 2-3inches from their ends.
>Now....take the big loop that just formed and twist it inhalf by twisting
it around the twist from the bodies.
>Arrange to get a butterfly shape.
>when I do this, I also bend the wings in a heart shape, but with a bunch of
kids, I'd skip it.
>I also add eyes, and a smile...yes, i know that butterflies have thhier
eyes on anntenae, but it looks better in latex with cartoon eyes.