3d t shirt design useing blender,

Im new to blender,I love the software even though i just started useing it and i feel like someone just put my behind the seat of an Twa airplane and said ok now fly the plane,As you look at all the buttons,knobes,ect you feel over welmed,I would like to start useing my blender to create 3-D t-shirts,but dont know where to or how to start,Can anyone give mea few pointers or guide me in this direction please,any help would be great,Ive always done my Art work free hand,this is a new area for me im very ixcited,Thanks Tom