3D Perler Boba Fett




About: I create 2D and 3D Voxelized Perlerbead Pixel art based on characters of video games, comic books and pretty much anything in the geek culture.

This instructable is for a Voxelized Boba Fett you can make your own from perler beads, hama beads, nabbi beads, or any type of melty beads (Preferably I use Perler). You can watch the video and follow along if you like.

(Please credit me should you use or manipulate this pattern. Please be respectful and don't mass produce or sell the finished product) since I do not own this character. Thank you!!!


Step 1: Gather Materials & Download Your Pattern

Materials needed:

  • Superglue (Loctite)
  • Ironing paper
  • Pegboard Reg & Mini squared
  • Beads (Colors list in file download or photo above)
  • Books (used for weight)
  • Exacto Knife (for mistakes)

Download your (Boba Fett Pattern)

Step 2: Start Beading and Iron Out Your Layers

I do the highest number before the max my iron uses. For my iron it is number 3 (the last number before the meter turns red) I like to iron each one separately on the middle of each board

your choice
(I think it melts more evenly)

For the last 2 layers the cape separates to the body. So I separate the cape layers to one board

After you Iron out your layers make sure you add weight so the layers won't bend, usually this doesn't happen but the more beads the more chances your layers will bend.

Step 3: Ironing Mini Beads

After you make your mini bead details, Iron them in a lower temperature setting on your iron.
(I use number 2 on my iron settings.)

Step 4: How to Glue

The Boba Fett photo patterns are already placed the exact way the character should be glued

once you preview your photo just press the right arrow and compare photos

By memory or dry erase marker, mark the corners of where you will be placing the pattern over. the photo above shows an example of how I watch what I glue.

Do this after gluing every layer

Step 5: Glue Your Layers

All you need is one drop of glue on each bead you stick


  1. Remember to take your time, superglue is very hard to take apart
  2. Align the layers with your fingers
  3. Apply lots of pressure to each layer glued (be careful where you add pressure from)

Step 6: Add Your Mini Bead Details

Iron the back of Boba Fett to make it flat (This is so that the glue can grasp more to the jetpack and his back).

Then glue your jet-pack onto his back.

Step 7: Made Mistakes?

  1. Take your ex-acto knife and just wedge it between the layers to take apart
  2. remove the glue residue and glue the layer back on

Step 8: All Done! Hope You Like Your Boba Fett!

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Thank you!!!



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    3 Discussions


    2 years ago

    thank you for posting this! My boyfriend's mom loves Boba Fett so I made this for her for her birthday.

    Penolopy Bulnick

    3 years ago

    This is great! What are those tiny fuse beads? I don't think I've seen them before.

    1 reply
    VoxelPerlersPenolopy Bulnick

    Reply 3 years ago

    for the large ones i get them from Perler.com and for the mini's on the jet pack i use from hamabeads.com