No, you do not need to set up an account with Perfect Pattern Box to buy a pattern from us, you will, however need a PayPal account or a credit/ debit card. All customers must be aged 18 years or older, persons under that age should not submit any information to the Perfect Pattern Box web site. Perfect Pattern Box do not disclose customers information to any third party. Customers names, addresses and information are used for the processing of orders, delivering merchandise and obtaining information directly related to orders or enquiries placed on the Perfect Pattern Box web-site. You will be asked to provide your first and last name and your email address, PayPal will require additional information but if you have an account set up with them already you will access it in the usual way.