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July Model of the Month (Buzz Lightyear)
« on: June 30, 2019, 07:27:24 PM »
We have gone with Buzz for July as Model of the Month
as Toy Story 4 has just come out.

Will post the step by step instructions ASAP.
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Re: July Model of the Month (Buzz Lightyear)
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2019, 09:44:06 AM »
These are the balloons that will go out in every order this month to make Buzz.
I know not many people make the model of the month but if you do it
would be great to see a picture or two......Thanks.
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Re: July Model of the Month (Buzz Lightyear)
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2019, 09:47:23 AM »
Here we go then with the instructions, I did get a little help with the design
of Buzz so will mention at the different sections with a little thank you.

Inflate the lime green 260 about halfway, make two 1.5 finger pinch twists.
Make a 5 finger bubble and two more 1.5 finger bubbles and
make these into pinch twists for the other side .

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Re: July Model of the Month (Buzz Lightyear)
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2019, 10:01:31 AM »
Make one more 5 finger bubble and twist into the first set of pinch twists.
Deflate the rest of the balloon, push the air out and tie a knot at the
end so the strap will be completely flat when sitting on the wrist.

Inflate the 350 blush and lilac to 6 fingers inflated and tie together.
Make sure you leave enough slack balloon on both to tie into
either side of the base. Cut off the excess of balloon at top.
You should be able to make 2 or possible 3 sets from the one 350 balloon.

(On my prototype I had the back of the head also in blush and Danielle
suggested adding the lilac to the design, I thought it was a good idea,
Thanks.)

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Re: July Model of the Month (Buzz Lightyear)
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2019, 10:02:28 AM »
Tie the head section to either side of the base.

Inflate the violet 160 just over half way.
Attach to one side of the base
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Re: July Model of the Month (Buzz Lightyear)
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2019, 10:05:34 AM »
Gently pull the 160 violet over the top of the head to the other pinch twists.
Make it a nice snug fit. Take the violet 160 over the top again and back to
the other pinch twists and secure in place. Discard the rest of the 160.
There are two violet 160's over the top of the head section
so that the clear 260 fits nicely over the top.

Inflate the clear 260 about half way and attach to one set of pinch twists.
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Re: July Model of the Month (Buzz Lightyear)
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2019, 10:12:36 AM »
Pull the clear 260 gently over the top of the violet balloons.
Make this a nice snug fit again and secure into the other pinch twists.

Attach the un-inflated lime green to the other pinch twists
underneath for the bracelet section and then add artwork.

(And for those that know me, yes I did have help with the artwork  ;)
thanks again Danielle)

Would be nice to see one or two variations if you do have a go at making Buzz.
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