Andy’s Melbourne Masquerade Mask Challenge

Mask Charm


Eager you are
A thirst to bead
This masquerade mask
Will follow your lead
With tricks up your sleeve
Some new and some old
Create a design
And let it unfold
There will be a winner
So post me you must
Time is a ticking
June’s in a rush!

What is this all about?

Andy Treloar, one of our fabulous tutors from the Melbourne Masquerade Retreat in April 2017, has thrown down a challenge to all attendees! The three entries receiving the most votes will win a voucher to spend at Andy’s studio – Beads 4 Broads.

1st place – $30
2nd place – $20
3rd place – $15

How do I enter?

Each attendee will have received a mask charm (as shown in the picture) from Andy. The challenge is to create a wearable piece of art using this piece and as many other components as you wish.

If you would like to participate, please email NO MORE THAN THREE good quality photos of your completed piece to by midnight on Thursday 1 June, 2017.


Voting will be open to all members of the Aussie Beading Retreats Facebook group from Sunday 4 June, 2017. Voting will close at midnight on Saturday 10 June, 2017. Details on how to vote will be announced in the Facebook group and on this website.

Prize winners

Prize winners will be announced on the evening of Monday 12 June, 2017.