Sew something to keep yourself warm this winter for a chance to win a new sewing machine and serger package!!

We're looking for original Photo, Step-by-Step, or Video Instructables!

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK and Australia. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, January 30, 2012.

The Sew Warm Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

10 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive a Brother SE400 Computerized Embroidery, Sewing Machine and a Janome 8002D Serger Sewing Machine, and an Instructables Prize Pack.

First Place (1)

One First Prize winner will receive a Janome HD1000 Heavy Duty Machine, a Janome 8002D Serger Sewing Machine, and an Instructables Prize pack.

Second Prize (3)

Three Second prize winners will receive a Brother Computerized Sewing Machine along with an Instructables Prize Pack.

Runner Up Prize (5)

Five Runner-Up prize winners will receive an Olfa Rotary Essentials Kit along with an Instructables prize pack.
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 Dec 19, 2011 and Jan 30, 2012 (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.