Frequent question: Can you mix Artkal and Perler beads?

Can you use Hama and Perler beads together?

Hama and Perler, for example, could still be mixed. It will be more difficult to get a good looking result, though, as they are made of two different plastics that melt at different speeds.

How do you glue magnets to Perler beads?

In that case you will need to apply a little bit of craft glue to the back of the magnet and then stick it to the perler bead design. Let it dry completely before trying to hang it up on the fridge.

Can you iron Hama Beads with normal paper?

Hama bead kits come with ironing paper, and you can also buy it separately. You don’t need the special paper though as you can just use normal baking paper, and you can reuse the sheets quite a number of times.

Are Artkal beads good?

I’ve used the Artkal Beads for a few other projects since I’ve got them, and I will say they are pretty amazing. … I’ve heard they mixed well, but melting beads can be tricky, and different companies’ beads have different melting points.

Do you iron Perler beads on both sides?

Once the beads cool off, gently peel off the ironing paper. Carefully lift the now fused beads from the pegboard and flip them over. Cover the other side with the ironing paper and iron it evenly. … You will soon be able to create larger and more amazing Perler beads designs.

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How long should you iron Hama Beads?

Cover the beads with a sheet of ironing paper. Keep the iron level and slowly move it in a circular motion for about 30 seconds while pressing the beads very gently.