What’s soft and cuddly and fit for a kid? Your entry in the Soft Toys Challenge! Share your handmade stuffed animals and creatures, dolls, and any other soft toys that won’t poke an eye out.

The grand prize winner will win a Brother SE400 computerized sewing machine and runners-up will take home an Instructables prize pack. Start your stitching!

If you need help getting started, our free Hand Sewing and Machine Sewing classes are perfect for beginners! 

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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 Dec 5, 2016 and Jan 9, 2017 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Soft Toys 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.

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.