Make A Perler Bead Necklace

ITEM # 22810883P111

Make A Perler Bead Necklace

ITEM # 22810883P111
Print Description

Crafting Time:
Under 1 Hour
Skill Level:
Beginner

DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • DMC Cotton Pearl Thread, BLANC
  • A - Perler Beads, 1000 pack, White
  • B - Perler Beads, 1000 pack, Parrot Green
  • C - Perler Beads, 1000 pack, Toothpaste
  • D - Perler Beads, 1000 pack, Metallic Mix
  • E - Perler Beads, 1000 pack, Sand
  • Perler Beads
  • Large Square Pegboard
  • Darice Clasps, Barrel Clasps, Nickel Plated
  • Darice Jump Rings, 8mm, Bright Silver
  • Needle
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Parchment Paper
  • Pattern

DIRECTIONS:

  1. To print the patterns, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above). Follow the pattern, placing perler beads on the pegboard. 

  2. Once all the beads are in place cover the beads with a piece of parchment paper and iron on medium heat until beads melt and fuse together. 

  3. Attach a jump ring to both sides of the ironed piece. 

  4. Cut two pieces of thread 36” long. Fold each piece in half and attach one to each jump ring by pulling looped end through the jump ring, and then pulling the opposite ends through the loop and pulling tight. 

  5. Pull the ends of the thread through a needle. String beads in the following pattern, 6 A, B, C, D, E, D, C, B. Repeat to desired length. Knot the finished end to one side of a barrel clasp and feed the ends of the thread back through the stringed beads. Repeat this for the other side of the ironed piece and tie ends to the opposite side of the barrel clasp. 

  6. Cut a piece of thread 60” long. Fold thread in half and attach to one half of the same barrel clasp by pulling looped end through the jump ring, and then pulling the opposite ends through the loop and pulling tight. 

  7. Pull the ends of the thread through a needle. String beads in the following pattern, A, B, A, B. Repeat to desired length, slightly shorter than previous piece. Knot the finished end to the other side of the barrel clasp and feed the ends of the thread back through the stringed beads. 



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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:


DIRECTIONS:

  1. To print the patterns, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above). Follow the pattern, placing perler beads on the pegboard. 

  2. Once all the beads are in place cover the beads with a piece of parchment paper and iron on medium heat until beads melt and fuse together. 

  3. Attach a jump ring to both sides of the ironed piece. 

  4. Cut two pieces of thread 36” long. Fold each piece in half and attach one to each jump ring by pulling looped end through the jump ring, and then pulling the opposite ends through the loop and pulling tight. 

  5. Pull the ends of the thread through a needle. String beads in the following pattern, 6 A, B, C, D, E, D, C, B. Repeat to desired length. Knot the finished end to one side of a barrel clasp and feed the ends of the thread back through the stringed beads. Repeat this for the other side of the ironed piece and tie ends to the opposite side of the barrel clasp. 

  6. Cut a piece of thread 60” long. Fold thread in half and attach to one half of the same barrel clasp by pulling looped end through the jump ring, and then pulling the opposite ends through the loop and pulling tight. 

  7. Pull the ends of the thread through a needle. String beads in the following pattern, A, B, A, B. Repeat to desired length, slightly shorter than previous piece. Knot the finished end to the other side of the barrel clasp and feed the ends of the thread back through the stringed beads.