MARY AND JOSEPH
(You will need two 260's, the same color, white or flesh
tone. Make sure they are the same color as the baby
Jesus. Both Mary and Joseph will have the same basic
balloon body. The facial features that you draw and the
hairstyles will differentiate the two.)
Inflate 260, leaving a 6-inch tail and tie off.
Twist 3 one-inch bubbles. Ear-twist the 2nd and 3rd bubble and arrange them to form the neck.
Twist 2 three-inch bubbles and lock-twist together. Twist another three-inch bubble and do a rollover twist with the
Twist 1 two-inch bubble, 2 one-inch bubbles, and 1 two-inch bubble. Lock-twist the two-inch bubbles together.
Twist 2 half-inch bubbles and ear-twist them. Arrange
them on either side of the waist of the figure. Pop/tear off the remaining balloon.
This is the body of Mary and Joseph. The next section
will describe how to put hair on Mary and facial features
MARY AND JOSEPH (PART II)
(For the hair, you will need 2 black 260's. The hairstyle
and the facial features will differentiate the two.)
Inflate one 260, leaving a six-inch tail and tie off. Tie the
nozzles of body balloon and hair balloon together.
Twist 10 half-inch bubbles and lock-twist them at the nozzles. Lock-twist bubbles 4-7. Then lock-twist that at the
Twist 1 one-inch bubble. Ear-twist it and divide it in half.
Pop/tear off the remaining balloon.
Inflate remaining 260, leaving a six-inch tail, and tie into
neck of body balloon. Twist 6 half-inch bubbles and lock-
Twist 3 half-inch bubbles and rollover the first six half-inch bubbles over these.
Twist 1 half-inch bubble. Ear-twist it and divide it in half.
Wrap the nozzle end of the body balloon through this divided ear-twist several times and push the head in the black balloon bubbles. Pop/tear off remaining black balloon.
Make appropriate markings on Mary and Joseph.