Classes & Events

From beginner to advanced, we offer classes in a variety of techniques to inspire and spark your creativity.

Registration

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.

Cancellations

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.

Private Parties

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.

Basic Classes

Wire Linking, Bead Knotting and Earring Basics by appointment. Hourly rates depend on the number of students participating. Please email info@aplace2bead.com for more information and to schedule your class.

Please call us at 626-529-2863 to register for a class, or email info@aplace2bead.com.

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Pattern of the Month – Square Stitch Hearts 11:00 am
Pattern of the Month – Square Stitch Hearts
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pattern of the Month - Square Stitch Hearts
Using two colors of delica beads, you’ll learn to weave petite hearts using square stitch. Wear as a delicate pendant, or make a pair of earrings!
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Chaos Cuff 12:00 pm
Chaos Cuff
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chaos Cuff
Get a handle on bead embroidery as you create a beaded cuff bracelet. Using a brass blank, you’ll embellish your own unique combination of beads to add texture and patterns as whimsical as you like!
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Color Me Beautiful Prismacolor Mixed Media Pendant 5:30 pm
Color Me Beautiful Prismacolor Mixed Media Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Feb 12 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Color Me Beautiful Prismacolor Mixed Media Pendant @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Let’s create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece! In this class you will learn how to work with Prismacolor pencils to create a top plate, which could easily be mistaken for an enameled piece, but no torch or[...]
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Metal Clay – Medieval Shield Ring 5:30 pm
Metal Clay – Medieval Shield Ring @ A Place to Bead
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Metal Clay - Medieval Shield Ring @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
This beautiful statement ring, so comfortable to wear, hugs your finger like a glove! In this class you will learn how to size, shape, and create a band, a skill you will use over and[...]
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Come Play with Copper Clay! 10:00 am
Come Play with Copper Clay! @ A Place to Bead
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come Play with Copper Clay! @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Come join us for an introductory class using Copper Clay, the only copper clay that can be torch fired! Friends and family will be amazed with your creations! Class fee includes 50g of Art Clay[...]
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Intro To Art Clay – Let’s Play With Metal Clay! 10:00 am
Intro To Art Clay – Let’s Play With Metal Clay! @ A Place to Bead
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Intro To Art Clay - Let's Play With Metal Clay! @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Have you ever wondered what Metal Clay is?  Come join us for a day of learning and creating with Art Clay Silver.  This is an introductory class where you will learn the basics of Art[...]
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Sgraffito Torch Enameled Earrings 5:30 pm
Sgraffito Torch Enameled Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sgraffito Torch Enameled Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this class you will create a beautiful pair of copper enameled earrings that you will torch fire. A base layer will be added and fired, then you’ll create your design in another layer and[...]
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Bead Stringing Basics 10:00 am
Bead Stringing Basics @ A Place to Bead
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Bead Stringing Basics @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Join Liz for this introductory class, where you will learn all you need to know to make your first necklace or bracelet. You will be learning techniques to use with cable wire and crimp beads,[...]
Peyote Bezel Basics 2:00 pm
Peyote Bezel Basics @ A Place to Bead
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Peyote Bezel Basics @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Not sure what to do with Rivoli crystals?  Liz has the answer!  Using seed beads and simple stitches, you will learn to create a custom bezel and bail to showcase those stunning stones.  Add a[...]
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Metal Clay Open Workshop Night 5:30 pm
Metal Clay Open Workshop Night @ A Place to Bead
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Metal Clay Open Workshop Night @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Have a project you are working on or want to start, and need some guidance? Just want to get together with friends to work on unfinished projects? Bring your tools and join us for our[...]
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