BEAD COLORS NEEDED:
- Glow in the Dark Green - 4
- Dark Grey - 470
- Black - 1188 (you will need 2 bags)
- Clear - 2
YOU WILL ALSO NEED:
- 6 large square pegboards
- Iron and ironing paper
- Scissors and clear tape
- Two 20" x 14" pieces of sturdy cardboard
- Masking tape (optional)
CREATING THE DESIGN:
Download the PDF for the Creepy Rats Project Pattern. If you are using clear pegboards, slide the actual-size pattern underneath them. Place your beads as shown.
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.