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Thread Palette For DMC 3685

Very Dark Mauve


Thread Details & Alternatives

On Screen

HEX: #530d2b
RGB: 83,13,43
CMYK: 0,84,48,67

DMC 3685

Type: 6 Strand Floss

Brand: DMC

Line: art.117

DMC 7210

Type: Tapestry Wool

Brand: DMC

Line: art.486

ANC 01028

Type: Stranded Cotton

Brand: Anchor

Line: art.4635000


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Color Schemes

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Complementary

2 of these colors are a different shade of the base color. The other 2 are a weighted opposite of the base color.

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Weighted Triad

These colors are all similarly distanced from each other on a color wheel, 2 of which have an alternate shade. These colors are all slightly closer to the base color than in a normal triad.

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Compound

These colors use mathematical offsets that usually complement each other well, and can highlight the base color.

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Tetrad

3 of these colors are all equally distanced from each other on a color wheel, plus 1 alternated shade for the base color and the 1 color that is opposite of the base color.

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Weighted Tetrad

3 of these colors are all similarly distanced from each other on a color wheel, the base color has an alternate shade, and there is a weighted opposite color. These colors are all slightly closer to the base color than in a normal tetrad.

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This tool will help you create beautiful and cohesive color schemes with your threads for any embroidery or needlework project.