gothles 6/15/2022 07:57 pm 528

To those who make perlers: Where did you get your supplies/kits? I wanna start doing perlers but im not sure where 2 start

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Jun 30, 2022 7:41 pm

I got most of mine on sale at Michael's and I used Michael's coupons on top of that. I bought tubs of 22,000 beads. I bought containers and bag clips and sandwich bags at the dollartree for storage.

I also order from Perler direct--when they're doing sales. is someplace else I buy from.

I watch out for sales from Joann's, too.

I use midi sized beads--which is the standard size. That's 5mm. I use 29 x 29 pegboards. I initially bought a kit of (2) each of different shaped pegboards: square, heart, circle, hexagon. I recently bought a pack of two clear 29 x 29 square pegboards for about $5 at Michael's. Any tweezers work for me, but I got the green Perler pair, too.

I use parchment paper to iron--baking section of grocery store/market. ProTouch masking tape is my go-to tape, and I use a pushpin to punch holes in the tape before I iron.

I've been using my regular clothing iron, but, I just bought a little Tulip craft iron just for my Perler designs. I think I prefer my super hot iron, so far.

Jun 28, 2022 4:13 pm

I get all my perlers + boards from michaels, but I think any craft store could work, also Walmart

Jun 28, 2022 3:51 pm

For mine, i got perler beads at micheals and walmart, for aquabeads I got them at 2nd and charles and micheals aswell

Jun 28, 2022 12:45 pm

Amazon, Michaels (any craft store really), and Beadtin are good places to look, all places sell the supplies you need. But if you are looking online, make sure you read what size you're buying. There have been times I've bought really small Perler beads by accident (thankfully the kit came with its own board and some tweezers).

Jun 25, 2022 6:48 pm

amazon and michaels

from michaels when i first started i got one of those kits with a pattern/beads and a large peg board.

from amazon i got a preorganized bead kit that also came with parchment paper, tweezers, smaller peg boards.

not necessary but also from amazon i got a mini iron

Jun 25, 2022 6:42 pm

You can probably find some at your local dollar stores, but if not craft stores like hobby lobby almost always have them

Jun 25, 2022 6:13 pm

you can get perler beads at Micheal's

Jun 25, 2022 1:53 pm

I get mine from Amazon or aliexpress

Aliexoress is my main one cause they have actual high quality 2.6 mm beads from yantjouet (the sellers name) and I usually use the smaller type so yyeah

Jun 25, 2022 1:15 pm

i get them off of amazon :p

Jun 25, 2022 10:49 am

I got one of those huge buckets from Amazon but you can also get them from any craft store

You can also get them on beadtin along with many other perler supplies