“How do I get started?” is the question I get most often when I share my love for sewing. Like any other project you tackle whether it’d be redoing the backyard or putting together your new massive Lego set… it all has to start somewhere. My theory is that most people are extra intimidated by sewing projects because there are so many elements, supplies and steps involved. You might lust after that gorgeous handmade dress on Pinterest but feel hesitant (heck, even panic) when you stare down at the pile of fabric you’re holding in your hands. I hope my 5 tips on successful project planning will get you started on your sewing adventures this year!