Cozy up to the sewing machine this winter and make something for the Sew Warm Challenge. From quilts, to infinity scarves, there are lots of things you can make to help you keep warm when the temperatures start to drop.

One lucky winner will receives a Janome serger overlock sewing machine, and 25 runners-up will win an Instructables T-shirt. All sewing projects are eligible for this challenge, so gather up your materials and get to it -- it’s cold outside!

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The Sew Warm Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize


Runner Up (25)


Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Runner Up (25)

Twenty five funner up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt

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 Dec 28, 2015 and Feb 1, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Sew Warm 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.