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Topic: Gadget, the mouse from Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers!  (Read 10130 times)
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bethanyjoyce
« on: November 11, 2010 10:44:38 AM »

That's right: this year for Halloween I was determined to be Gadget Hackwrench, the fast talking fix-it girl mouse from
Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers!




not a bad resemblance:




If you don't remember this awesome early 90s cartoon, check out the intro:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2e5q6ubDlZE


This was a fun challenge for my beginning/intermediate sewing skills. I found an awesome 70s jumpsuit pattern and a purple bedsheet at a thrift store (total cost: around $5.50), but it had huge wide legs and no sleeves or collar:



wip (I'm wearing it inside out here)


So I added sleeves and a collar form a different pattern and took in the legs. This of course resulted in a mismatched pairing of sleeves and made it impossible to raise my arms over my head, but hey it's a costume, not something I need to wear every day:





As for the rest of the costume, the belt was scrap material with a lot of stretch, the wig was an ebay find ($10!), the goggles were from the after summer clearance aisle (yes I start scouring for materials early!), and the ears and tail were part of a monkey set I got at the last minute from a Halloween store:



 Apparently all mouse ears are grey and cat ones are black, and I was determined to get this tan color. thought about making them but ran out of time. I also painted my nose pink with lipstick but that rubbed off immediately.





thanks for looking!


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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2010 11:38:04 AM »

omg it's soooo cute i love it i always loved her and dale
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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2010 11:55:22 AM »

Awesome! 
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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2010 03:12:01 PM »

This is great!
It's been so long since I heard about this show.
I used to watch it!
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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2010 05:27:31 PM »

Great costume! I used to love watching the Rescue Rangers as a kid  Smiley

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