How to use Artkal Beads?

How to use Artkal Beads?


Step 1: Gather the necessary materials for using Artkal Beads.

You will need the following:

  • Pegboard
  • Tweezers
  • Ironing paper or ironing film
  • Iron
  • Pattern


Step 2: Follow the pattern and place the Artkal Beads on the pegboard accordingly.

Using the pattern as a guide, carefully arrange the Artkal Beads on the pegboard, ensuring they fit snugly together.


Step 3: Prepare the iron and start the melting process.

Set your iron to medium heat (between 160°C-180°C). Place the ironing paper or ironing film over the beads, making sure they are completely covered. It's important for an adult to handle the ironing process.


Hold the iron in place for about 2-3 seconds, allowing the heat to initiate the melting process. Ensure that the beads have melted together completely before moving on.


Step 4: Peel and Repeat.

Once you've ironed one side, carefully peel off the ironing paper. Flip the design over to the unironed side. You can reuse the pegboard and ironing paper/film to create more artworks in the future!


Step 5: Enjoy.

After ironing both sides, let your design cool down. Place the finished project under a book or something heavy to ensure it stays flat. And there you have it! Your beautiful pixel artwork is complete and ready to be admired and enjoyed.


Tips for Using Masking Tape with Ironing Beads:

Why do we use masking tape before ironing?

  • To protect the pegboard and project: When ironing the beads on the pegboard, the high temperature can cause the pegboard to warp or become damaged. By using masking tape, we can easily remove the project from the pegboard without any harm.

  • To safeguard the project itself: Larger projects are more susceptible to damage during the ironing process. However, by applying masking tape, we can provide an extra layer of protection and prevent any potential destruction.

How to use masking tape:

To properly use masking tape with ironing beads, follow these steps:

  • Watch the following video tutorial demonstrating the proper use of masking tape when working with ironing beads.

  • When creating your project, place a board under of the pegboard. This will act as a protective layer.

  • Apply masking tape to your project, securing it to the pegboard.

  • Carefully flip the entire assembly over.

  • Gently lift and remove the pegboard, then you can iron it.

  • By following these tips and techniques, you can ensure the safety of both your pegboard and project while creating stunning ironing bead designs.



Jul 16, 2020

Dear Dorris from artkal beads IM A HUGE FAN OF IRON BEADS but i use perler but…perler has way less options i do not have artkal bead But ive wanted them for a while they look SO COOL even though I do not have them I TOTALLY RECOMMEND THEM also im a huge fan of the youtber that came to your warehouse QD crafts by the way im 9 years old

Jul 16, 2020

Dear,Dorris from Artkal beads im a huge fan of iron beads and ive been using perler beads but perler bead has way less options you have SO MANY MORE like 206 ive been wanting to check out some of your beads I am 9 but even thoughhi dont have Artkal beads I RECOMMEND THEM I also watch the youtber that

Jul 14, 2019

hacen envio a peru. y cuales son los medios de pago?

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