Daily Preening - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Daily Preening

16 January, 2021 • No. SPA0542

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Hex, RGB and CMYK Color Details

Dark Pewter Gray

HEX
#3a4143
RGB
58,65,67
CMYK
13,3,0,74

Dark Forest Green

HEX
#485c2c
RGB
72,92,44
CMYK
22,0,52,64

Forest Green

HEX
#7f8f50
RGB
127,143,80
CMYK
11,0,44,44

Very Light Fern Green

HEX
#b3b094
RGB
179,176,148
CMYK
0,2,17,30

Peacock Blue

HEX
#55939c
RGB
85,147,156
CMYK
46,6,0,39

Dark Wedgwood

HEX
#0b5e81
RGB
11,94,129
CMYK
91,27,0,49

Embroidery Thread & Conversion Chart

Use the embroidery color chart below to convert this palette between three types of thread. The thread images used on this page are sourced from the official websites of the floss manufacturer to give you the most accurate representation of the thread color. 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. The thread conversion chart below is the closest representation of the palette across different brands.

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Dark Pewter Gray

Dark Pewter Gray: 413

413

Dark Forest Green

Dark Forest Green: 987

987

Forest Green

Forest Green: 989

989

Very Light Fern Green

Very Light Fern Green: 524

524

Peacock Blue

Peacock Blue: 807

807

Dark Wedgwood

Dark Wedgwood: 517

517

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Dark Pewter Gray: 7337

7337

Dark Forest Green: 7045

7045

Forest Green: 7048

7048

Very Light Fern Green: 7870

7870

Peacock Blue: 7597

7597

Dark Wedgwood: 7650

7650


Anchor Stranded Cotton

Dark Pewter Gray: 00401

00401

Dark Forest Green: 00244

00244

Forest Green: 00241

00241

Very Light Fern Green: 00858

00858

Peacock Blue: 00168

00168

Dark Wedgwood: 00162

00162

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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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