How-To: Intermediate Wearable
GEO Butterfly by Tony Twist
Blossom® like a Butterfly!
1 Yellow 6” GEO Blossom®
1 Spring Green 260Q
1 Orange 260Q
1 Purple Violet 160Q
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Inflate the Yellow GEO lobes to a square shape, keeping the bottom lobes very soft.
Split the GEO balloon in half by squeezing the top part of the balloon and the nozzle together and twisting twice, making sure both sides are equal.
Inflate a Green 260Q and leave 6” uninflated and tie. Starting at the knot, create a 4” loop twist. Continue making 4” loop twists for a total of 6 to make the flower petal base. Remove excess balloon and tie. (TIP: You can create a seven-petal flower, if preferred.)
Inflate a Purple Violet 160Q and leave 6” uninflated and tie. Tie the neck of the Purple Violet 160Q into the center of the six-petal flower base. Create a 6” bubble and two 1” pinch twists.
Take the Yellow GEO butterfly wings created in STEP 1, create another 6” bubble in the Purple Violet 160Q and wrap it around the wings, and twist into the the flower base.
To create a wristband, measure wrist size, wrap the remaining Purple 160Q around the wrist, and twist into the six-petal flower base. Tie and remove the remainder of the balloon.
Create the antennas by inflating a 2” bubble with an Orange 260Q. Tie and cut off the neck. Then make a knot in the uninflated part of the balloon, about 5” from the 2” bubble. Cut the excess knot. Push some of the air into the other end of the balloon to create two 1” antennas, and then tie a knot in the middle of the balloon to keep the air in the antennas.
Wrap the Orange 260Q antennas into the pinch twists of the Purple 160Q at the top of the butterfly.