From the fabulous Online Feature Library of Threads magazine. Fellow Oregonian Marcie Tilton wrote Not Your Ordinary T-Shirt; Customize a regular pattern for an elegant knit basic you'll sew again and again. Advice on fabrics, finishes and shaping.
Marcie offers Where Did You Get That T-Shirt CD-Rom on her website that covers this topic in depth.
This article was published in the first Threads magazine I purchased and I've been hooked since. Try the magazine, visit the Threads website. You'll be sure to learn something that will improve your sewing techniques.