Han Solo Perler Bead Coaster

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I watched Star Wars for the first time when I was in college.  I had seen bits and pieces before, but college was the first time I got to watch all 3 movies, together, in all their gloriousness.  My biggest take-away at the time was…. the biggest crush ever on Han Solo. sigh.  (a moment while I sit here and reminisce)

And this is what proves the genius of Lucas…  He took a strong heroine, a smuggler, a love-romance story, and dressed it up as space cowboy story….  All these years, all the guy-geeks out there think it is the best Sci-Fi movie of all time.  But really, as us girls know, it actually one of the greatest chick-flicks ever made…

Here is: #17 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.
  • Don’t forget the Bantha milk. 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 – Black
Perler Beads – White
Perler Beads – Parrot Green
Perler Beads – Pastel Blue
Perler Beads – Sand
Perler Beads – Butterscotch
Perler Beads – Tan
Perler Beads – Light Brown
Perler Beads – Red

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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