This garden flag is a available in a double layer of Burlap or single layer. On the double layer the sides and bottom are left open for ease of hooping and so the design does not show on the back of the flag. The single sided is just a single side and perfect for HTV. You can sew the opening shut or glue it with fabric glue after you have stitched your design on it. It has a 3" opening for the pole on top. The flag comes blank ready for embroidery.