This instructable will show you how to make a set of beverage coasters featuring your favorite retro video games using Perler Beads.
In this guide, I have included the pattern for a set of 6 Pac Man themed coasters, and you can view my other instructables for patterns featuring Super Mario Bros and The Legend of Zelda…
…the pixel-like nature of Perler Beads makes it incredibly easy to turn just about any classic video game character or item into a pattern!
…SOOOO…if you love the coasters, but goombas, ghosts, or triforces just aren’t your thing, skip to step 6 for instructions on how to create your own patterns from YOUR favorite games!
Step 1: Supplies Needed:
- Perler Beads*
- Base plate
- Cork backing
- Parchment paper
*Perler Beads are available just about anywhere, from your local craft supply store to your local Walmart, but they come in a plethora of sets, so be sure to choose a one with a variety of colors that best suits your theme.