Men's shirts are perfect for refashion. You can buy them in every sh almost for free,well if not you can always borrow it from your men's closet ;-).
Another plus, very often they are made from excellent material like pure cotton, silk, etc. and those colours !
This was my brother's shirt ^^
and here you can see how it looks on me , after refashion
Step by step tutorial and more photos on my blog .