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.

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

If you are having trouble registering for a class online, please call us at 626-219-6633, and we can register you over the phone.

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Bead Stringing Basics 5:30 pm
Bead Stringing Basics @ A Place to Bead
Oct 4 @ 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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Peyote Basics 10:00 am
Peyote Basics @ A Place to Bead
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Peyote Basics @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
You’ll create your own tubular beaded beads while learning this foundation stitch essential for any beader’s repertoire.  Using a needle and thread, you’ll explore this art form used by ancient civilizations including Native Americans and[...]
Bezels & Bling 2:00 pm
Bezels & Bling @ A Place to Bead
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bezels & Bling @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Not sure what to do with Rivoli crystals?  Liz has the answer!  Using seed beads and simple stitches, you will learn to create a custom bezel and bail to showcase those stunning stones.  Add a[...]
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Bead Crochet Basics (2 Sessions) 6:00 pm
Bead Crochet Basics (2 Sessions) @ A Place to Bead
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bead Crochet Basics (2 Sessions) @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
In this introductory class, you will learn basic bead crochet techniques to complete a tubular bangle bracelet. Once you get it, you won’t be able to stop! This is a two-part class, with session one[...]
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Open Beading Day 10:00 am
Open Beading Day @ A Place to Bead
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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.[...]
Braids & Beads 1:00 pm
Braids & Beads @ A Place to Bead
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 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!  You’ll learn to[...]
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Serpentine Bracelet 11:00 am
Serpentine Bracelet @ A Place to Bead
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Serpentine Bracelet @ A Place to Bead | San Marino | California | United States
Using SuperDuo beads, you’ll weave this spiraling bracelet that glides gracefully around your wrist.  Finish it off with a magnet clasp, and you’ll be ready to embrace your inner Cleopatra!
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