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#memademay Highlights: Hot Weather & Traveling Favorites

For the month of May, I took a pledge along with thousands of other makers, hosted by So, Zo... What Do You Know? with the official hashtag of #mmmay18 My pledge was to wear and share Indygo Junction Patterns every day through the month of May. And I did! Here are some of the highlights!

The hot and humid weather hit Kansas City in May, which means that I got to wear some warm weather favorites for Me Made May!

The Urban Tunic is offered in two styles, both with an A-line silhouette and different lengths, to be worn as a top, tunic or dress. With darts at the bust and flattering seams, it looks great in a variety of fabrics and prints. The soft cowl neck can be an added feature, or you can do as I did here, with a boatneck. I love to dress this one up with wooden jewelry, which is one of my favorite accessories for summer. One thing we know from over 20 years of designing patterns is that everyone loves a dress with pockets! Almost all of our dress patterns have pockets, and this one is no exception with in-seam pockets.

The Classic Caftan is a cool and comfortable option for warm weather, with the loose sleeves and breezy feel. It comes in two lengths, and the facing on the neck can either be inside the shirt, or outside for contrast. I love the combination of Free Spirit's Kaffe Fassett shot cottons with the stripe and the sold lavender facing accent.

Spring Quilt Market happened right in the middle of #memademay! It was in Oregon this year, and my mom Donna and I traveled together to attend and explore the beautiful city of Portland too. Coincidentally on two days, we both wore one of our favorite patterns for cute and comfortable Summer time traveling! Here's a picture of us overlooking the city of Portland at the historical Pittock Mansion.

I love the Easy Top and Tunic for it's comfort and style options. With shoulder and neck coverage that isn't restrictive, but is ample enough that you don't have to worry about reapplying sunblock to bare shoulders all day long. We offer three length options and like all our Indygo Essentials, it makes up beautifully in a wide variety of fabrics and prints, large or small. I am wearing wonderful Alison Glass batik from Andover.

My mom loves the Chic Cowl Neck Tunic and Dress and it's easy to see why! She looks amazing in it! This pattern has so many options--the elbow-length sleeves give great structure, to go with that beautiful cowl neck. No sleeves are also an option, which is especially great if you want to be able to layer it with long sleeves underneath for cold weather months, or a cardigan over the top to combat the air conditioning freeze. We love having the options for length, so this one comes with tunic or dress options. To make it even more personalized and versatile, you can choose adding a large patch pocket or no pockets; and drawstring waist or shift dress style. 

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