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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Sacred and Immaculate Heart Perler Melting Bead Pattern


Here is an old favorite of mine....My kids and I made these last summer and I saved the pattern. I thought with the feast days of the Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart coming in June it was time to share the pattern with all of you.  
These are made with the Perler Beads which you can buy at your local craft store or click here. To make these, you will need the melting plates that are shaped like a heart and a six-pointed star. 
Start by making two hearts according to the patterns. Then make two flames. The flames should be basically the same but take out the cross when making the flame for the Immaculate Heart and fill the cross area with yellow. Different shades of yellow mixed together look nice. The sword is only for Our Lady’s heart. 

Melt the beads, which you placed on the melting plate, just as the bead package directs. Remove them from the plates just as you normally would. Then it's time to melt the flame to the heart: Place the correct flame over top and matching heart (as pictured). Sandwich the flame and heart between two melting/wax paper sheets and melt the two parts together with your iron; just as you would when you melt the beads. You may need to add more pressure on the iron to get them to help them to stick together. Do the same with the sword.  They will look a little squished on the backside where the two parts are fused together.
Because these will only look nice from one side, so be sure you melt them so the nicer sides are on the good side. 
This is the back of the hearts. Note how the flame and sword over-lap the heart.

Hope you all have a great day!
God Bless,
~Jennifer

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8 comments:

  1. Oh neat! Thank you for sharing. I know what my children will be making. :)

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  2. Glad to share, Christine! Hope you all enjoy it!

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  3. Hi Jennifer! How fun is that! I even have those craft supplies in my house somewhere! It's good to see you here :)

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  4. This is terrific! Thank you so much, Jennifer!!

    I love this!

    Great to see you back and blogging if only briefly....:) Hope all is well!

    xoxo

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  5. Thanks Noreen and Chris! It's nice to be blogging. I'm sure my posting will be fleeting (at least for the next month) as I juggle my kids and family needs! But I do enjoy blogging when I can! God bless you both!

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  6. How wonderful! I just love how you look at common crafts and are always thinking "CATHOLIC"! I am sending this link to my sister right now. My niece will love this!

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