Make something that turns heads for the Hats and Headpieces Challenge! Whether you’re making a hat for everyday wear, designing something for a costume, or embellishing a headpiece for a special event, if it’s a hat or headpiece, it’s eligible for this challenge.

Winners will take home an Brother Sewing Machine and an iPad Mini 2 and runners-up will get an Instructables prize pack including a robot T-shirt. Share your hats and headpieces with the world for a chance to win!

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The Hats and Headpieces Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

26 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Runner Up (25)

Twenty five runner up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt or stainless steel mug.
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 Oct 24, 2016 and Nov 28, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Hats and Headpieces 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.