Balloon Twisting Instructions: One Balloon Curly Q


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Monday, February 19, 2007

One Balloon Curly Q

14 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

great technique! Unfortunately, I can't use it since have to inflate with a pump. Just can't seem to blow em up by mouth! :(

7:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ok...I really want to add this to my balloon hats...but currently am stuck using a pump due to my mono....just kidding...I just can't do it yet...any advice to being able to blow 260s up? Thanks!

8:40 PM  
Blogger Vegetable said...

You ROCK! This is exactly what i was looking for... a cool simple thing! I just hope I have the lung capacity and the facial muscles to blow it up. Lips and lungs, don't fail me now!

1:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks! I use a pump and it works. Just make sure that the balloon is not twisted when you wrap it around your finders and you can do it by putting the pump bewteen your knees and pump.

Thanks! Jojo

8:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

For the pumppers. The first time you inflate the balloon; use the pump, after that you can, more easily "blow" up the balloon.

2:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can you make a "lesson" on how to blow balloons with your mouth because using a pump takes too long!I would really appreciate it!:)Thanks soooooooooo much!

3:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love your site. For future videos, it would be great if you zoomed in a little tighter. If the shot were from your waist up to the top of your head, it would be much easier to see what you're doing.

5:10 PM  
Anonymous celiebug said...

Thank you for a great website. I was more than happy to donate to this website because you were very good at giving directions. This is a great site. I've been a clown for a long time in a smaller town and this has really been fun for me. Again, thank you and keep up the good work. Thanks, Cecelia

6:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Do you think you could make a fruit hat?

please

3:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wonderful website. Excellent instruction for the beginners. My son loves all his balloon animals. Many thanks. from UK

10:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ok here's a tip for those of us stuck using the pump. First use your pump to blow up the balloon all the way. (I usaually end up doing that twice. Don't understand why I can't mouth inflate. I definately have the lung capicity. I used to sing.)If you want the curly Q or even the spiral shape and still can't do it by wrapping the balloon around your fingers, try using your wrist. It works much better for me but then again I have dainty wrists and my fingers are too small.

9:54 AM  
Anonymous JustLoco said...

Here's a tip to those trying to mouth inflate. You have to really tighten your lips and face muscles. The tighter you purse your lips the easier it will be. It's called embouchure. If you've ever played a wind instrument you'll know what I'm talking about. Look up embouchure online, or look at videos of trumpet players. It also helps sometime if you use your hand to hold your cheeks and lips in, the air can't back blow into your mouth, and the balloon will inflate. Good luck!!!!

9:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fill the balloon wiith rice before you curl it then send the rice to the bottom and make a flower petal so then you will have a great rattle snake!!!!!!!!!!Thanks for the help!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9:59 AM  
Blogger Maureen said...

Thanks for your good instructions, and I love your dog. I'm going to entertain at a 4 yr old girly birthday party and I think these curly q's and the flower bracelts will be the thing.

Thanks from Oslo, Norway

12:49 PM  

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