Cheerful Citrus - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Cheerful Citrus

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Very Light Tawny, Ultra Very Light Mahogany, Medium Yellow, Apricot, Bright Orange, Red.

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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#f8e6d5
RGB248,230,213
CMYK 0,7,14,3
HEX#e9bb93
RGB233,187,147
CMYK 0,20,37,9
HEX#f8c058
RGB248,192,88
CMYK 0,23,65,3
HEX#ea8e77
RGB234,142,119
CMYK 0,39,49,8
HEX#cc3f18
RGB204,63,24
CMYK 0,69,88,20
HEX#7e0018
RGB126,0,24
CMYK 0,100,81,51

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 colors available, 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.

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Very Light Tawny

Very Light Tawny: 3770

3770

Ultra Very Light Mahogany

Ultra Very Light Mahogany: 3856

3856

Medium Yellow

Medium Yellow: 743

743

Apricot

Apricot: 3341

3341

Bright Orange

Bright Orange: 608

608

Red

Red: 321

321

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Very Light Tawny: 7171

7171

Ultra Very Light Mahogany: 7143

7143

Medium Yellow: 7055

7055

Apricot: 7010

7010

Bright Orange: 7666

7666

Red: 7139

7139

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Very Light Tawny: 01009

01009

Ultra Very Light Mahogany: 00361

00361

Medium Yellow: 00302

00302

Apricot: 00328

00328

Bright Orange: 00332

00332

Red: 09046

09046

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What Would You Make With This?

Very much like beauty, color also is in the eye of the beholder. A lively shade of cobalt blue that evokes a certain reaction in one person, may evoke quite the opposite in another.

What's your take on this palette? If you had all the colors in your stash for this palette, what would you make with it?

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