Blue Iris - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

Blue
Green
Pink
Purple
Turquoise
Contrast
Harmonious
Modern
Pastel
Vibrant
Warm
Animals
Food
Landscape
Nature
People

Blue Iris

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Light Sky Blue, Medium Delft Blue, Dark Wedgwood, Kelly Green, Bright Green, Very Dark Pistachio Green

Embroidery Thread & Conversion Chart

Use the embroidery color chart below to convert this palette between three types of thread.

To give you the most accurate representation of every shade, the thread images used on this page are sourced from the official websites of their respective floss manufacturers.

For more information about their threads and available colors, please visit their website at DMC or Anchor Crafts

Please note that a perfect conversion is not always possible due to the limited colors provided by manufacturers. You can see my suggestions below for the closest representation of the palette across different brands, but feel free to adapt these shades to suit your project.


Hex, RGB and CMYK Color Details

Use the chart below to copy color codes for your specific needs.

If your design project is ultimately going to be displayed on a digital screen, use the HEX or RGB values from the chart below. This applies for a wide variety of modern devices such as smartphones, tablets, computers or even TVs.

Use the CMYK color codes for your design if that will be physically printed on paper. The CMYK color mode will give you more accurate results, as most commercial printers are configured to use these values for the printing process.

HEX#b1d1d5
RGB177,209,213
CMYK 17,2,0,16
HEX#668caf
RGB102,140,175
CMYK 42,20,0,31
HEX#0b5e81
RGB11,94,129
CMYK 91,27,0,49
HEX#5d8738
RGB93,135,56
CMYK 31,0,59,47
HEX#286923
RGB40,105,35
CMYK 62,0,67,59
HEX#173418
RGB23,52,24
CMYK 56,0,54,80

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Light Sky Blue

Light Sky Blue: 3761

3761

Medium Delft Blue

Medium Delft Blue: 799

799

Dark Wedgwood

Dark Wedgwood: 517

517

Kelly Green

Kelly Green: 702

702

Bright Green

Bright Green: 700

700

Very Dark Pistachio Green

Very Dark Pistachio Green: 319

319

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Light Sky Blue: 7599

7599

Medium Delft Blue: 7304

7304

Dark Wedgwood: 7650

7650

Kelly Green: 7769

7769

Bright Green: 7043

7043

Very Dark Pistachio Green: 7347

7347

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Light Sky Blue: 00928

00928

Medium Delft Blue: 00136

00136

Dark Wedgwood: 00162

00162

Kelly Green: 00225

00225

Bright Green: 00211

00211

Very Dark Pistachio Green: 00218

00218

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