Hypnotize a handkerchief to move at your command!
REQUIREMENTS: One handkerchief with a hem, one drinking straw
In order to perform this effect you will need to take a drinking straw and flatten it out. This is easier with the old fashioned paper straws, but a plastic straw will do. Be careful not to mangle the straw as you flatten it.
Next, sew the straw into the hem of a handkerchief as shown in Figure 1. Make certain the straw is secured in place so it won't slip down in the hem.
When ready to perform the trick, grasp the corner indicated with an "A" in Figure 1.