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. 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 May store hours to make our free pattern - a SuperDuo butterfly!

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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Beaded Frame Earrings 6:00 pm
Beaded Frame Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We’ll create these earrings, from forming the frames to weaving beads between.  Embellish with a pattern of your choice, or string the beads at random for a casual look.
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Bead Embroidery Basics 10:00 am
Bead Embroidery Basics @ A Place to Bead
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bead Embroidery Basics @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Bead embroidery can be one of the most expressive and satisfying beading techniques – it’s like painting with beads. You will begin with the basics, spending a day learning and exploring this very gratifying textile[...]
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Bead Stringing Basics 5:30 pm
Bead Stringing Basics @ A Place to Bead
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 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,[...]
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Multi-Strand Techniques 6:00 pm
Multi-Strand Techniques @ A Place to Bead
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Learn some useful techniques and tips that you can use for ending necklaces and bracelets, even earrings, with multiple strands of beads, and give your pieces a professional look!
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Spiral Stitch Bracelet 6:00 pm
Spiral Stitch Bracelet @ A Place to Bead
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spiral Stitch Bracelet @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Have a lot of leftover beads you want to use up? This is a perfect project for bead soup! Learn the basic spiral stitch to make a fun bracelet with your unique mix of beads.
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