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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Baskets of Babylon Earrings – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show 11:00 am
Baskets of Babylon Earrings – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Baskets of Babylon Earrings - Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Weave a delicate but sturdy seed bead frame studded with crystals around beautifully glazed Czech glass drops. Each one is a small wonder of architecture and style. Optional supply kit $10
Arabella Bracelet – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show 2:00 pm
Arabella Bracelet – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Arabella Bracelet - Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Like a geometric China pattern, this bracelet combines shape, color and texture. This bracelet comes together quickly and feels amazingly decadent to wear. Optional supply kit $16
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Baskets of Babylon Earrings – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show 11:00 am
Baskets of Babylon Earrings – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Baskets of Babylon Earrings - Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Weave a delicate but sturdy seed bead frame studded with crystals around beautifully glazed Czech glass drops. Each one is a small wonder of architecture and style. Optional supply kit $10
Arabella Bracelet – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show 2:00 pm
Arabella Bracelet – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Arabella Bracelet - Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Like a geometric China pattern, this bracelet combines shape, color and texture. This bracelet comes together quickly and feels amazingly decadent to wear. Optional supply kit $16
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Open Beading Day 11:00 am
Open Beading Day @ A Place to Bead
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop in any time during our Open Beading session for help finishing a project, figuring out a pattern, or just to bead in the company of others! We’ll have snacks and good cheer on hand.[...]
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Open Beading Day 11:00 am
Open Beading Day @ A Place to Bead
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop in any time during our Open Beading session for help finishing a project, figuring out a pattern, or just to bead in the company of others! We’ll have snacks and good cheer on hand.[...]
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Camelot 10:00 am
Camelot @ A Place to Bead
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Camelot @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
You’ll create this stunning piece fit for royalty worn with the clasp in front.  You’ll use crystals, seed beads, and a mix of focals for your dangles.  You can also use this stitch to make[...]
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Project Bead 10:00 am
Project Bead @ A Place to Bead
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Project Bead @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
The Southern California Local Bead Store Association is hosting a new Project Bead, which we will have on June 29 & 30 during store hours. Supply kits are limited, so be sure to RSVP to[...]
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Project Bead 1:00 pm
Project Bead @ A Place to Bead
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Project Bead @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
The Southern California Local Bead Store Association is hosting a new Project Bead, which we will have on June 29 & 30 during store hours. Supply kits are limited, so be sure to RSVP to[...]