You asked: Are you supposed to iron both sides of Perler beads?

Do you need to iron both sides?

To prevent wrinkles, keep moving freshly ironed surfaces away from you. To prevent collars, cuffs, and hems from puckering, iron them on the wrong side first. Iron double-thickness fabric on the inside first, then on the outside. Acrylic knits can stretch out of shape if moved when wet and warm.

How do you iron Perler beads without ironing paper?

Tin Foil. Another popular substitute for parchment paper is tin or aluminum foil. Just cover your design with this before ironing out your pegboard. To melt your Perler beads with an iron, make sure to cover your creation with masking tape.

Can you reuse ironing paper for Perler beads?

Tip: If your ironing paper (it doesn’t matter if you use parchment or perler paper), if it gets even slightly dirty from your iron or work surface, do not reuse it! It will transfer onto lighter coloured beads and is not easy to clean off. It’s pretty much impossible.

What setting should my iron be on for Perler beads?

Heat a dry iron to a medium setting, then slowly run it in a circular motion over the parchment paper. You’ll have to continue this for about 10 seconds for the beads to stick together.

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How much are you supposed to melt Perler beads?

NOTE: Beads need heat for about 10-20 seconds per side to fuse evenly, and some colors may fuse more quickly than others.

How do I keep my Perler board from warping?

This can be easily done by rolling your masking tape roll over the project. If you are making a large project using the tape roll would take forever, so just use something larger like a marker on it’s side or a rolling pin. The key is just to make sure that each and every Perler Bead is stuck to the masking tape.