These are so much fun The patterns come preprinted, and all you do is cut out the wool pieces and stitch in place. You can use all those thread you have in your stash, or go buy other new fun threads to use. These patterns come 2 different ways. You can purchase just the printed fabric and the instructions for $ 12.00. Or we kit up the wool pieces, so it is all there for you to start stitching. You provide the threads. We even have frames available for $ 39.00. The finished design size is about 8" x 9". All of this series is the same size and could be popped into the same frame each month. Look for the others in this series.