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Sewing for Halloween just got even more fun! Enter your costume for a chance to win a Baby Lock Rachel sewing machine.

Halloween is such a festive time of year, especially for sewers! Break out the sequins, feathers, leather, and novelty fabric, because we love DIY Halloween costumes. Are you a spookaholic that loves fangs and gore, or a pretty damsel waiting for her prince? Maybe a warrior queen or a killer robot?

Whatever you want to be, get those costumes started, because the Baby Lock Halloween Costume Contest starts now! Entering is easy. Just submit a photo of your costume from October 7 through November 1 at 11:59 pm EST. Your costume can be for kids or adults, cute or creepy. After Halloween, click through all the entries and vote for your favorite to win awesome prizes!

Submission Dates: October 7th through November 1st (11:59 pm EST)
Voting Dates: November 2nd through November 6th
Winner Announced: November 7th

Our Grand Prize winner will receive a Baby Lock Rachel machine. This computerized sewing machine is equipped with push-button features to make every project easier. Features 50 built-in stitches, built-in needle threader and quick-set bobbin. Take your sewing to the next level!

Please note: The Baby Lock Rachel Grand Prize is open to United States residents only.

Our top international winner will receive a 1-Year Subscription to the brand new BurdaStyle Streaming Video site, valued at $199.99 USD. Access videos on garment construction, basics/fundamentals, tailoring, fabric basics, advanced, projects, patternmaking, advanced techniques, garment construction, and more!


All entrants also have the opportunity to download a free Halloween ebook from Baby Lock, packed with fun fall projects and Halloween ideas!

Your costume must be entered here to win. Enter yours now!.

We can’t wait to see all your costumes. Happy sewing!

For official rules, click here.


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    Nov 1, 2013, 09.44 PMby Caelle

    Hi, I have a question. How many times are we allowed to vote? Just once, daily, hourly?

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    Oct 24, 2013, 12.59 PMby lanslady

    I am also wondering if I can enter more than one costume? Thank you.

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    Oct 12, 2013, 09.27 PMby cupandpenny

    So excited to join!

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    Oct 10, 2013, 05.19 PMby imagad

    Can I enter more than one costume?

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    Oct 8, 2013, 08.31 PMby Daniel Parker

    Can we enter last years costume? Because there wasn’t a contest last year?

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      Oct 9, 2013, 02.57 AMby quiltingjaine

      One of the photo entries is dated 2011 so I would say yes.

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    Oct 8, 2013, 07.41 PMby Suzana Milijasevic Djuric

    Can I from Serbia enter this contest?

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      Oct 8, 2013, 08.42 PMby burdastyle

      Hi Suzana,
      Yes, international entries will be competing for a subscription to Burda’s new video streaming site.

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    Oct 8, 2013, 07.18 PMby mixtlii

    I am so disappointed that international seamstresses can’t win the sewing machine.

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    Oct 8, 2013, 07.01 PMby Sarah Sonal

    I read the rules, and it appears that there is a prize for international entries? what do i pick for state if i am international? thanks

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      Oct 8, 2013, 08.42 PMby burdastyle

      Hi Sarah,
      You can just leave the state field blank. Thanks!

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