Perler® 3D Thanksgiving Turkey

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by Perler® Design Team

Perler® 3D Thanksgiving Turkey

Inspire some turkey talk around your Thanksgiving table with this darling Turkey created with Perler Beads. Create the simple basic design or make your turkey strut by adding details like shaping, rhinestones and stitching. This is a fun project for all ages!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    To create the 3D Turkey you will need the following quantities of Perler® Beads: White 1, Metallic Gold 56, Cheddar 69, Butterscotch 44, Rust 60, Orange 52, Brown 244, Cran-apple 36, Light Brown 222, and Red 8.
  • 2
    To create body:
  • 3
    To create tail:
  • 4
    To create legs:
  • 5
    Follow package instructions for fusing the beads.
  • 6
    Assemble the turkey by slotting the head/body piece on to the legs piece, and the tail feathers go in the upper slot on the body piece. To shape the tail feather piece, carefully handle the warm piece still covered on each side with ironing sheets. Hold the warm piece in the desired position until cool.
  • 7
    For additional detail, add rhinestones on the eyes and tips of the tail feathers and stitch lines where the feathers would be.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Perler® Beads Square Pegboards Large Clear 4 pc. 104720238
  • Perler® Bead Bag 1000 Multi.104532348
  • Perler® Ironing Paper 8 pcs. 104272039
  • Aleene's® 4 oz. Max Tacky Adhesive™ 104735584
  • Iron