Well, that's what I thought too, but I happened to have this great shirt from my husband (good quality, lovely Jacquard-cotton!), and I also happened to need more short-sleeve tops for summer.
Some brain-storming later, and remembering that less is more, I came up with this:
I have a tendency to overwork things, adding details in too many places, even though I really like clean lines and simple shapes. So this time I only went for the special shape of the arm holes/sleeves and I'm very happy with the outcome. And it was super easy to make! I basically just left the original yoke intact, cutting around it, re-sewing the side seams and creating the "cut-ins" at the arms/shoulders... Oh, it's perfect sun-burn protection, too ;-)))
I posted a step-by-step on my blog Of Dreams and Seams.
Here I am wearing it with a re-fashioned skirt, which I enhanced with a men's tie:
There are more pictures on my blog, also for the back view, and I played around with different combinations. The one with the red skirt is an entirely me-made look, with a knitted skirt, a necklace made from a tie (tutorial!), and the shoes I made in London...
Happy refashioning to all of you, and have a great summer!