Millennium Falcon Perler Bead Coaster

Millennium Falcon Perler Pattern /// We add new patterns to our blog every week! Click the URL and follow us to make sure you don't miss any! /// Star Wars perler, hama bead, cross-stitch, knitting, Lego, pixel pattern /// Note: Patterns are ©, and your work must include © if posted, and can not be sold. See blog for complete ©. #pixel #pixelart #perler #perlerbeads #hama #hamabeads #starwars #crossstitch #lego #knitting #mosaic #milleniumfalcon maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com     Millennium Falcon Perler Pattern /// We add new patterns to our blog every week! Click the URL and follow us to make sure you don't miss any! /// Star Wars perler, hama bead, cross-stitch, knitting, Lego, pixel pattern /// Note: Patterns are ©, and your work must include © if posted, and can not be sold. See blog for complete ©. #pixel #pixelart #perler #perlerbeads #hama #hamabeads #starwars #crossstitch #lego #knitting #mosaic #milleniumfalcon maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

Blogging is hard work. No, I take that back. Blogging is something I do for fun, but that does not always make it easy. And today I am stuck. My mind is totally blank.  I can’t come up with anything interesting to say about the Millennium Falcon.  (It’s terrible!)  So here is what I will do: I am going to give you a link to someone who always has something interesting to say about the iconic ship…

Mffanrodders’s Blog

 All things Falcon, all the time. Lots of  facts, even more cool things you’ll want to go and buy.  So go and check it out, read it, learn, and use your mind, THEN come back here to do some therapeutic work with your hands while making your own ship.

Here is #16 in the Perler bead/cross-stitch/Lego/pixel/mosaic series.

Needed:

How To:

  • Download and print out the pattern provided (mirror it, if you only plan on ironing on only 1 side).
  • Cut out, then tape pattern to the back of the Perler Pegboard so the dots line up with the pegs.
  • Add the Perler beads (tweezers are pretty handy if you don’t have a 6 yr old’s tiny fingers).
  • Carefully move pegboard to ironing board, place parchment (or Perler ironing paper) on top.
  • Iron until the beads start melting together (If you have never done this before, it might take some practice to get it “just right”).
  • Let cool for a bit, remove from Perler Pegboard and remove paper.
  • Optional: turn over, cover with parchment paper and iron on other side. (put something solid and heatproof underneath to make ironing easier)
  • If you only iron on 1 side, place it under something flat and heavy while it cools, to avoid curving.
  • Cut cork about 1/4” smaller than the square, affix to the back.
  • And naturally, you need some Cloud City Punch with a Millennium Falcon Ice Ship to drink. Enjoy!

Tips:

Usually people iron on both sides of the Perler bead design, but I prefer to only do the back. The designs look crisper and more “pixely”.  With the cork on the back, I have not had any problems with the coasters falling apart, but feel free to iron yours on both sides.

Note, if you only plan on iron on only 1 side, you need to mirror the pattern.

Also, the coasters are pretty hard to clean, so try not to get anything too gunky in there.

Get Supplies:

Perler Beads 1,000 Count-Black
Perler Beads 1,000 Count-White
Perler Beads 1,000 Count-Dark Grey
Perler Beads 1,000 Count-Grey (Light Grey)
Perler Beads 1,000 Count-Kiwi Lime

Perler Beads Clear Square Pegboards 4 Pack

Perler Fun Fusion Ironing Paper 6/Pkg-

Darice Adhesive Backed Cork Tiles   (This is a bit thicker than what I used, but I can’t find the same kind I got)

Note:

Feel free to use these patterns for any personal use – but please do not sell items made with them. Also, feel free to link to this blog so others can download the pattern, but do not download and then re-upload in order to offer them as downloads on your own site/blog. THANKS!

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