Classes & Events
From beginner to advanced, we offer classes in a variety of techniques to inspire and spark your creativity.
All classes must be paid for in full for a student to be registered. Registering early is recommended; classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment. Register by phone, mail, in person, or online. Classes are intended for students ages 13 and older, unless otherwise noted. Class fees do not include materials unless noted. If you are registering by phone, please provide an email address to receive the instructor's supply list.
Classes are for all skill levels, unless otherwise noted.
Frequent Student Program
Register for and attend any eight classes, and you will receive the next one free, up to $65! All records will be kept on file at A Place To Bead.
If you must cancel a class, kindly give 48 hour notice to receive a full credit for future classes or merchandise. Cancellations made 24-48 hours in advance will result in a half credit. Cancellations made the day of class will result in a forfeiture of fees. If we must cancel a class, you will be notified as soon as possible, and a store credit or refund will be given.
To reserve our classroom for your birthday party, special occasion, or a ladies' night out, please book your date 4-6 weeks ahead for optimal availability. Please call or email us for information regarding pricing and options.
Wire Linking, Bead Knotting and Earring Basics by appointment. Hourly rates depend on the number of students participating. Please email email@example.com for more information and to schedule your class.
Please call us at 626-529-2863 to register for a class, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beads, Bezels & Bails 10:00 am
Intro To Art Clay – Let’s Play With Metal Clay! 10:00 am
Bead Crochet Basics (2 Sessions) 10:00 am
Beaded Star 11:00 am
Metal Clay – Half Moon Rising Earrings 11:00 am
Metal Clay – Half Moon Rising Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Take your jewelry making skills to the next level by combining your metal clay techniques with traditional metal smithing. In this 3-step torch firing process, you will first create your base piece, then attach your[...]
Metal Art Clay Quickie 11:00 am
Metal Art Clay Quickie @ A Place to Bead
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 18 11am Have you been itching to take a Metal Clay class? Here is another opportunity to get a taste for this fun medium! You’ll be able to make a few small[...]
Sleek ‘n’ Slim Bracelet 5:30 pm
Metal Clay – Texture Me Pretty Ring 11:00 am
Metal Clay – Texture Me Pretty Ring @ A Place to Bead
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
*Prerequisite: Intro to Art Clay – Let’s Play with Metal Clay +4 hours additional experience, or instructor approval. Please call us at 626-529-2863 to register. Create a beautiful one-of-a-kind design for this wide ring using[...]
Mixed Metal Etching, Texturing, and Riveting 11:00 am
Mixed Metal Etching, Texturing, and Riveting @ A Place to Bead
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Have you ever wondered how a design is added to metal? Etching is one solution! We will learn how to etch on copper and brass base metals, add texture by hammering, and punch and rivet pieces together for[...]
Jan’s Lariat 10:00 am
Jan’s Lariat @ A Place to Bead
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Weave a supple lariat with a bedazzled beaded slide as you learn prismatic right angle weave, a three-sided stitch. Embellish the ends with fringe, and accent beads and baubles of your choice.
Shibori Ink Silk Scarves & Ribbons 10:00 am