DIY BEADS - FUSE BEADS

Fuse Beads  Here you’ll find a lot of perler beads in all kinds of color shadows. Made with polyethylene (non toxic plastic), these are perfect for your creation. Whether you wanna do pixel art ... Read more

Fuse Beads 

Here you’ll find a lot of perler beads in all kinds of color shadows. Made with polyethylene (non toxic plastic), these are perfect for your creation. Whether you wanna do pixel art perler beads or just shape an easy fuse bead idea, we have everything you need. For each pack you can get up to 1000, 3000 or even 6000 fuse beads. 

If you think you're not creative enough to build a piece of iron bead art, we will simplify the process for you. For this reason, we are selling a ton of perler bead necklace made by our artist. After all, if you want a custom piece you can! Just contact us with your asked wishes and we’ll make it up for you. 

Our 5mm Fuse Beads 

FAQ - Fuse beads

What are perler beads?

Perler beads, also known as Fuse beads, are fusible acrylic beads. Normally set in designs on plastic pegboards and melted together with a clothes iron, they can also be strung together to make necklaces, twisted into keychains, or assembled into three-dimensional decoration ideas. 

How to iron perler beads?

To start, you will need parchment paper to protect your iron. It's very important to protect the Perler beads with ironing paper at all times. Either parchment paper or wax paper will work. 

Then, pick a flat surface to put beads on a pegboard. When you're satisfied with the pattern, preheat a dry household iron to medium or high heat. If you use water in your iron, the steam will destroy the beads. So don't use water in the process! 

When the iron is heated put your ironing paper on your fuse beads. Then take the iron and shift it in a circular motion for about 30 seconds while pushing the beads softly.

After you're finished with one hand, place some heavy books on top of the ironing paper to smooth it out. When heated beads are not under strain, they can begin to warp. Wait about a minute. If the beads have cooled, slowly peel away the ironing layer. Take the fused beads carefully from the pegboard and turn them over. Cover the other side with ironing paper and uniformly iron it.

Before starting a bigger piece, we suggest you to try with little samples to get used to it. 

How long to iron perler beads?

It depends on the size of your perler bead art. In general 30 second is enough. 

How to melt Perler beads without an iron?

Using a hot pan to melt perler beads is the most similar method to using an iron. You will need to keep your stove on medium heat to use this process. This is because when you use the hot pan as iron, it will inevitably lose heat and you will have to put it back on the stove to heat up again. 

However, we don’t recommend using this technique because it has more chances to mess your perler bead patterns. 

Where to buy perler beads?  

Here on our website, you'll find the largest variety of fuse beads. Of course, if you want more than what we offer, you can! Simply, contact us with your asked quantities. 


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