What's your story behind dreaming up a good piece of clothing? Do your threads have a mission?

We're teaming up the award-winning application Autodesk SketchBook, and the pithy design house Betabrand for a fashion design contest. Betabrand loves a piece of clothing with a story, so think fashion meets functionality. Create an Instructable documenting your process and clothing design from start to finish. You're welcome to using any drawing tools you like- but we're giving away a special prize for entries created in Autodesk SketchBook. We've provided a basic clothing template for modification, but feel free to make your creation from scratch.

Prizes are cool, but there's more to this contest:
Chris Lindland, CEO of Betabrand and inventor of the Cordarounds will be on the panel judging your designs. Winning pieces have a chance at being produced and sold on the Betabrand website.

Everyone who enters receives a 10% discount code for Betabrand!

Download Autodesk Sketchbook Pro as a trial here, and download the basic clothing template for hoodies here, and pants here.

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, New Zealand, and Denmark. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PT), April 8, 2013. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, May 20, 2013.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

The Dream It, Draw It, Wear It Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

18 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Judges' Prize: SketchBook (1)

One Judges' Prize winner will receive:

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up Prize (8)

Eight Runner Up winners will receive:
  • a full copy of SketchBook Pro
  • and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.
HOW IT WORKS

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 Apr 8, 2013 and May 20, 2013 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Dream It, Draw It, Wear It Contest. 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.

Accepting

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

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

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.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.