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. Upon registering, a list of materials for the class will be provided.
Classes are for all skill levels, unless otherwise noted.

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.

Frequent Student and Basic Series Programs

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.

Workshop Schedule

Click the links below to view our current class schedules.  Scroll through the calendar to view individual classes and register online.

 

Join us any time during store hours to make our free pattern of the month!

Kids classes run June 1-August 31!  Choose from the following 10 projects, and drop in during store hours: • Stretch Bracelets • Daisy Chain • Glass Tile Pendants • Beaded Beads • Stringing • Macrame • Braiding with Beads • Friendship Bracelets • Bead Mosaics • Chain & Pendants •  All classes are $15 and include instruction, materials, and a snack.  Call us to reserve a spot at 626-219-6633.

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Alcohol Ink Components 1:00 pm
Alcohol Ink Components @ A Place to Bead
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Alcohol Ink Components @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
*POSTPONED TO 9/3/17* Learn to use alcohol inks to create swirling designs and patterns on to metal components, making your own unique and colorful centerpieces for your jewelry projects!   Fee includes use of inks[...]
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Regal Legacy Pendant 11:00 am
Regal Legacy Pendant @ A Place to Bead
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Regal Legacy Pendant @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Two mini two-hour workshops with TrendSetter Melissa Mauk Rodarte. 11am-1pm; and 2pm-4pm; $25 each plus materials.  Optional supply kits will be available for purchase, or you can choose your own colors.  Descriptions coming soon!
Textured Borders Bracelet 2:00 pm
Textured Borders Bracelet @ A Place to Bead
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Textured Borders Bracelet @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Two mini two-hour workshops with TrendSetter Melissa Mauk Rodarte. 11am-1pm; and 2pm-4pm; $25 each plus materials.  Optional supply kits will be available for purchase, or you can choose your own colors.  Descriptions coming soon!
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Criss Cross Polka Dot Bracelet 12:00 pm
Criss Cross Polka Dot Bracelet @ A Place to Bead
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Criss Cross Polka Dot Bracelet @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Join TrendSetter Melissa Mark Rodarte for a workshop making one of her latest designs! This bracelet takes the playful favorite things from our youth – polka dots, lace trimmed socks, and the sway of double[...]
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Tassel Fancy 6:00 pm
Tassel Fancy @ A Place to Bead
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tassel Fancy @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Ashley will teach you how to make a variety of custom tassels that are all the rage!  You’ll learn how to create tassels from top to bottom using beads, various cords, and chain.
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