Step 3: Ironing:

Place a piece of parchment paper over the top of the completed pattern.  Make sure the paper is big enough to generously cover the whole pattern surface; if it slips off during the ironing process, the beads may adhere to the iron.

With the iron on medium heat, iron over the beads and parchment paper in a circular motion for 5 – 10 seconds.  Allow to cool, and peel off the paper.

WARNING: Be sure you are using parchment paper and NOT wax paper!
The wax will melt off of the wax paper and stain your coasters.
This is a very good tutorial. I plan on using it for a White Elephant gift exchange my geeky friends plan on doing in December. I have a question though, I know that the patterns of Link, his sword, a dungeon key, the compass, and a potion, but what's the fourth one?
Great instructable! I love the coasters! How durable are they? I never did have good luck making these beads stay together when I was a kid.
I have a kit of these beads I bought a long time ago and never got to opening. This might give me to inspiration to do so.
Love it. Man I love all things zelda. These would brighten my day.
Well, it appears I must leave my apartment and go get some perler beads. <br /><br />Genius! :D
Again, awesome!

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