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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Open Beading Day 10:00 am
Open Beading Day @ A Place to Bead
Nov 2 @ 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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Open Beading Day 11:00 am
Open Beading Day @ A Place to Bead
Nov 3 @ 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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Enchanted Pendant – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show 10:00 am
Enchanted Pendant – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enchanted Pendant - Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
If a spell could take physical form, we think it would look a lot like this pendant. This little gem has certainly enchanted us. Delicate starlike petals blossom out from a layered foundation and gently[...]
Zinnia Pendant – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show 2:00 pm
Zinnia Pendant – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Zinnia Pendant - Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
The Zinnia flower presents itself in many shapes and forms. This abstract beaded Zinnia pendant also gives you a glimpse at many shapes, textures in one graceful presentation. It will unveil itself one layer at[...]
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Winter Lotus Ornament – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show 12:00 pm
Winter Lotus Ornament – Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Winter Lotus Ornament - Freckled Pear Workshop & Trunk Show @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
This perfectly petite ornament can adorn a holiday gift package, make a memorable hostess gift or even be worn as a sweet pendant. Optional supply kit $15
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Crescent Weave Band 1:00 pm
Crescent Weave Band
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crescent Weave Band
Use size 15/0 and 11/0 rocaille seed beads, Miyuki Tila beads and Crescent beads to create a band that looks intricate but is actually quite easy after the initial setup and you get the hang[...]
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