The Embellished Bead


Register online at

To register please call (949) 451-5555 Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm OR just come to any current class and we’ll get you enrolled.  There is NO deadline for enrollment, just attend any of the classes below and we’ll sign you up.

    Time                        Day                        Location        Fee

    Noon - 2:50pm      Tuesday                 Tustin            No Fee

     6 - 8:50 pm            Tuesday                 Tustin            No Fee

    10 - 12:50am           Thursday              FSSC               No Fee

    9 - 11:50am             Friday                   RSC                 No Fee

Classes run all year, Spring, Summer, and Fall.

Class Locations:

Tustin:  Tustin Area Senior Center

200 South C Street, Tustin, CA  92780

FSSC:  Florence Sylvester Senior Center

23721 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA  92653

RSC:  Rancho Senior Center

3 Ethel Coplen Way, Irvine, CA  92612


All skill levels welcome.  You will establish and build on your beading knowledge and learn the basic off loom stitches: Peyote, Square, Right Angle Weave, Netting, Brick, Herringbone, Chevron Stitch; and their different forms.  Students will be encouraged to create their own style.

Bead Weaving Classes

Irvine Valley College, Emeritus Programs

Bead Weaving Supply List

Please bring the following supplies for the first day of class:

* Scissors

* Vellux Cloth

* Beading Thread

* Beading Needle, Size 10

* Book (Recommendation Only), “100 Beaded Jewelry Designs”, by Stephanie Burnham

* A couple of dollars in CASH, a selection of Seed Beads will be available for purchase during class.  Price range of $2.50 - $5.00 per tube of Beads.  Beading Needles are also available for purchase.