Perler Bead Buttons

Perler Bead Buttons

I have a confession to make. As a craft-lover, some of my best ideas come in the middle of the night when I can't sleep. The other week it was about 20 things to do with perler beads, including these perler bead buttons. I wrote a list in my mind before I drifted off to sleep and luckily I still remembered them when I woke up! My favorite thing about these buttons? They're quick and easy to make! And add a pop of color to a thrifted sweater!
Perler Bead Buttons

You'll need:
Circle pegboard (Can you see what's wrong with mine? I just realized it the other week!)
Perler beads in your favorite color
Needle and thread
Perler Bead Buttons

Perler Bead Buttons

The only challenge with this project was making the buttonholes bigger since the perler bead buttons were larger than the original ones. I just made the new button holes over the old ones. Here's a great tutorial for making button holes if you've never done them (consulting your machine's manual can help, too). 
Perler Bead Buttons

The extra-big buttons are easy for little hands! 
Perler Bead Buttons

Tip: Make sure you wash your garment by hand and air dry. You wouldn't want the perler beads melting in the washer or dryer!
Want more perler bead projects? Check out my Perler Bead Rings, Bracelets, Earrings, and Bangles!  
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