Bring your favorite book character to life this Halloween! You could literally be anyone from any book, just be sure to mention the character reference in your Instructable!

Enter for your chance to win an Apple iPad Mini + Pencil or awesome tools from Instructables!

The Book Character Costume Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:
  • iPad Mini + Pencil + Smart Cover
  • Sweatshirt Prize Pack

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:
  • Brother Sewing Machine
  • Sweatshirt Prize Pack

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:
  • Surebonder Glue gun
  • Sweatshirt Prize Pack

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner-ups will receive:
  • Sweatshirt Prize Pack

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Oct 7, 2019 and Nov 4, 2019 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Book Character Costume Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.