I Am Patterns, Irma Shirt and Dress


I am Irma is a beautiful classic shirt with a twist - make up as a dress or a shirt, it features a concealed button placket, and a scooped back that features a large box pleat. Choose between classic shirt sleeves or bishop sleeves with a slim line cuff.

Detailed instructions in English and French.  The different pieces overlap with each other so you will need to trace the pattern on tracing paper.

This is a multi sized pattern including sizes:  EUR 36 – 46.  See image for sizing 

Recommended Fabric : Poplin, viscose, lightweight denim, crepe (viscose, wool), washed linen, chambray, flannel, lightweight cotton twill, lightweight woollen fabric, lightweight jacquard…

Fabric requirements:  See image for details


Version A: Dress with classic sleeves
Version B: Shirt with classic sleeves
Version C: Dress with bishop sleeves
Version D: Shirt with bishop sleeves


Iron-on interfacing : 16” by 28” (40 cm x 70 cm)
Buttons of 5/8’’ (1.5 cm) diameter:

Version A: 12 buttons
Version B: 9 buttons
Version C: 10 buttons
Version D: 7 buttons

Photo credits: I Am Patterns.



Orders over $150 will ship free to New Zealand and Australia

We aim to ship your order within one working day of payment being received.  NZ deliveries are normally delivered within a day or two of leaving the store, while international deliveries (over $9 in value) can be sent via NZ Post + Australia Post or DHL Express for a tracked timely delivery service. 

At times there may be circumstances beyond our control which will delay shipping.  

For full details, please refer to our shipping page. 



As a fabric order is a bespoke product, we are unable to offer a refund if you change your mind.  We encourage you to order a sample first if colour, texture and weight is important for your project.   

We will gladly take returns on any item that is faulty or damaged, please refer to our returns page for full information. 

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