Ready your sewing machines, fire up the glue guns, and charge your battery packs, it's Halloween again! Enter your DIY masterpieces in the Halloween Costume Contest for a chance to win some awesome prizes including an iPad Mini, a Petcube Camera, a Leatherman multitool, Samsung digital camera, and more, provided by and Petcube!

All costumes are eligible to enter and there will be special judges' prizes for the best sewing, and best pet costume. Start designing your costumes and show us how you get decked out for all hallow's eve!

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The Halloween Costume Contest 2015 is closed.

Grand Prize


Judges' Prize: Animal Costume

Judges' Prize: Sewing


Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Judges' Prize: Animal Costume

One judges prize winner for best animal costume will receive:
  • a Petcube Camera
  • an Instructables prize pack including a limited edition Instructables t-shirt

Judges' Prize: Sewing

One judges prize winner for best sewing project will receive:

First Prize (6)

Six First Prize winners will receive:

Second Prize (7)

Seven Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten runner up prize winners will receive:

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 Nov 11, 2014 and Nov 9, 2015 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Halloween Costume Contest 2015. 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.