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Autumn Scarecrow


Build this dimensional scene of a scarecrow in the pumpkin patch with Perler beads! Easy tab/slot assembly. From designer Kyle McCoy.
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Step 1

BEAD COLORS NEEDED:

  • Peach - 50
  • Blush - 8
  • Red - 463
  • Cranapple - 83
  • Orange - 290
  • Butterscotch - 69
  • Rust - 508
  • Cheddar - 235
  • Yellow - 238
  • Dark Green - 1117 (2 packs needed)
  • Light Blue - 252
  • Dark Blue - 83
  • Tan - 78
  • Light Brown - 143
  • Brown - 451
  • Black - 4

YOU WILL ALSO NEED:

  • 4 large square pegboards
  • Iron and ironing paper
  • Scissors and clear tape
  • Tweezers
  • Two 14" x 14" pieces of sturdy cardboard
  • Masking tape (optional)
  • Glue gun (optional)
See the Supply List for beads and tools you can purchase here.

Step 2

CREATING THE DESIGN:
Download the PDF for the Autumn Scarecrow Project Pattern. Cut out and tape together the pattern sections. If you are using clear pegboards, slide the actual-size pattern underneath them. Place your beads as shown.

Step 3

FUSING THE DESIGN: An adult should do this step.
For this project, we recommend our Tape Method for Fusing Large Projects (you can find it here on Perler.com under Projects & Inspiration). If you are more comfortable with our standard fusing instructions, please continue below.

Be sure you have placed one of the large cardboard pieces underneath the pegboards. Set a household iron to the medium setting. Place ironing paper over the design. In a circular motion, begin to iron the project. When ironed properly, the beads will still have open centers. NOTE: Beads need heat for about 10-20 seconds per side to fuse evenly; it is possible some colors may need a little more time. Let the design cool.

Remove the paper from the bead design. Place the second large piece of cardboard on top so the design is sandwiched between the two cardboard pieces. Flip the design over and remove the pegboards to expose the non-fused side. Repeat the fusing. Let cool completely. When the design is cool, peel off the ironing paper. Your pegboards and ironing paper are reusable.

Step 4

ASSEMBLY:
Press the piece marked Foot #1 onto the scarecrow's post and push it up so there are only 2 rows of the post showing above Foot #1. In order, add the remaining 3 feet. There should be 1 row of the post showing below Foot #4.

Press the bottom row of the fence posts into the slots at the back of the base. Press the scarecrow into the slot in front of the fence. Add the turkey and pumpkin to the base. You may wish to secure the pieces with hot glue (adult only, please!)

Scatter the leaves around the base.

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