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.

april 2017 workshops

Join us any time during April store hours to make the flower pendant on our home page! The only cost is materials - the instructions are free!

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Kumihimo Rope 12:00 pm
Kumihimo Rope @ A Place to Bead
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Kumihimo Rope @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Learn the basics of this versatile Japanese braiding technique, in which you can use cord by itself or add seed beads to create a beaded rope.  You’ll learn how to use a braiding disc so[...]
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Diamonds and Pearls Earrings 10:00 am
Diamonds and Pearls Earrings @ A Place to Bead
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Diamonds and Pearls Earrings @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Using seed beads, crystals, glass pearls, and your choice of drops, learn to stitch these beautiful and eye-catching baubles.  Make a matching pendant to complete your set!
Bead Stringing Basics 2:00 pm
Bead Stringing Basics @ A Place to Bead
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 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,[...]
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Easter – CLOSED
Easter – CLOSED @ A Place to Bead
Apr 16 all-day
 
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Braids & Beads 6:00 pm
Braids & Beads @ A Place to Bead
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Braids & Beads @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this class, you’ll use thread and beads to create a boho chic braided rope that you can wear long or wrap around your wrist, and layer several for a trendy look!
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Open Beading Day 10:00 am
Open Beading Day @ A Place to Bead
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 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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