Bead Colors Needed:
- White - 60
- Yellow - 60
- Cheddar - 40
- Light Green - 60
- Parrot Green - 40
- Light Pink - 60
- Dark Pink - 40
See the Supply List for beads and tools you can purchase here. You will also need:
- Clear lacing
- Double-sided tape
Download the PDF for the Triple Frame Project Pattern. You will use the small square pegboard to create your project. Place your beads following the pattern.
Ask an adult to fuse your designs. Place your pegboard on a flat, heat-safe surface. Set a household iron to the medium setting. Place ironing paper over the pegboard. In a circular motion, begin to iron the project. When ironed properly, the beads will still have open centers. DO NOT OVER-IRON as this will cause the beads to close and can make assembly of your project more challenging. Let the design cool.
Remove the paper and bead design from the pegboard. Flip the design over to expose the non-fused side. Repeat the fusing. Let cool completely. Once the design is cool, peel off the ironing paper. Your pegboards and ironing paper are reusable.
Note: Beads need heat for about 10-20 seconds per side to fuse evenly. Lift the paper occasionally to see how the beads are fusing. Additional heating time may be required.
ASSEMBLY: Using clear lacing tape attach the frames together.
Attach your photos to the frames using double sided tape. Turn the outer frames slightly inward and the frame set will stand by itself.