How to Make Fuse Bead Snowflake Ornaments
by Dan Shaurette
“Making decorations for your favorite winter holidays can be a fun activity for the whole family. My new favorite medium for making artwork on my own—oh yeah, and with my kids—is fuse beads. These plastic beads are perfect for making snowflake designs.
Fuse beads are plastic beads, commonly available that can be arranged on pegboards of various shapes and sizes. Once laid out in a pattern, they are then fused together by ironing them under a sheet of paper. Of course, adult supervision is recommended when using your iron. There are quite a few brands to choose from in local stores like Hobby Lobby, Michael’s, and Jo-Ann’s. I usually find Perler brand beads. They have a medium size (5mm) and what they call Biggie Beads...” to read the full article, download the free eCopy of SEARCH Magazine‘s Winter Issue.