Collection includes 8 cards, 15 yrds each. Very velvet is a very user friendly thread, no stranding necessary, no twisting no knotting and stays put when stitched. Its matte appearance contrasts nicely with so many other type threads that have a sheen or sparkle adding dimension to your stitching. Collection is petite velvet, regular velvet is available upon request. Petite velvet works well for all types of stitches on 18 count and for tent stitches on 14 count if matching the paint color. Perfect for embroidery, crazy quilting or other hand stitching techniques.