Instant Photo to Embroidery Palette Converter

Convert your photo into a Stitch Palette

Create stunning palettes from your photos

This tool is in a public testing phase until June 30th, 2021. The aim of this testing phase is to identify and fix issues with the converter that might not have surfaced during development. It is also a great opportunity for me to collect feedback from you lovely people, helping me understand what you like/dislike about this converter. If you encounter any issues while using this tool or have any ideas on how I could make it better, please let me know. Starting from June 30th, 2021 this converter will be a paid feature. Anyone who helps me generally improve it will receive a two-month premium membership which allows free access to the converter after launch. Thank you, your feedback will lead to a a better product.

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Upload your photo and instantly turn it into an embroidery color palette. Choose a .jpg, .jpeg or .png image that is 7MB in size or smaller. Once your photo is uploaded, this Converter will identify the main colors in your image, along with the corresponding DMC thread numbers. All images will be automatically deleted after 1 hour.

Please wait while your image is being uploaded

Click the button below to upload your photo.

.jpg and .png files are accepted only, one image per upload, max 7MB

Please wait while colors are being extracted


Save Your Results


Share Your Palette

I'd love to see some of your beautiful creations and share them on my blog. If you've used one of your own photos to create a beautiful palette with this converter, please do share it with us! Send the PDF result to me using the form below so I can share it with our lovely community.


Who You Are

Upload Your Palette

Please upload the PDF you created with this converter. The max number of colors (Generated + Personal palettes) in the PDF must not exceed 12. (i.e you can have 6 generated & 6 personal OR 11 generated & 1 personal, etc.)


Upload Your Image

Please upload the image you used for this palette. This must be your own photo, or must come from a verifiable source, with copyright license allowing free public usage.

Please provide a short description of your photo: when, where did you take it; the name of the flower, pet, place, etc. that's the main theme of the image.