They’re Sand People Alright! (DIY Tusken Raider Costume)

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Tusken Raider (Sand Person) Perler Bead Coaster

Tusken Raider 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 #tuskenraider #sandpeople maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com    Tusken Raider 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 #tuskenraider #sandpeople maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

You know how you can look at something a thousand times, and still not really see it?  Once of the most amazing things about creating, is that it gives you the opportunity to really see something.  I obviously had seen Sand people in the movies – lots of times; we even had a Tuskan Raider family at one of our parties (fantastic costumes – post to come!), but I still was really surprised when I sat down to make the pixelated pattern for the Sand people. I simply had never noticed the intricacies of the mask. And I had no idea that they were not allowed to show any part of the skin – I had always assumed this nomadic race used them as a protection against the elements.  Of all the pixel patterns, I actually think this was the most fun to make.
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