Delicious Darks - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Delicious Darks

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Black, Very Dark Pewter Gray, Pewter Gray, Medium Copper, Dark Desert Sand, Light Tawny.


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#000000
RGB0,0,0
CMYK 0,0,0,100
HEX#2c2c2a
RGB44,44,42
CMYK 0,0,5,83
HEX#4c525a
RGB76,82,90
CMYK 16,9,0,65
HEX#873113
RGB135,49,19
CMYK 0,64,86,47
HEX#ad8272
RGB173,130,114
CMYK 0,25,34,32
HEX#eed2b9
RGB238,210,185
CMYK 0,12,22,7

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

Black

Black: 310

310

Very Dark Pewter Gray

Very Dark Pewter Gray: 3799

3799

Pewter Gray

Pewter Gray: 317

317

Medium Copper

Medium Copper: 920

920

Dark Desert Sand

Dark Desert Sand: 407

407

Light Tawny

Light Tawny: 951

951

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Black: noir

noir

Very Dark Pewter Gray: 7624

7624

Pewter Gray: 7705

7705

Medium Copper: 7178

7178

Dark Desert Sand: 7465

7465

Light Tawny: 7453

7453

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Black: 00403

00403

Very Dark Pewter Gray: 00236

00236

Pewter Gray: 00400

00400

Medium Copper: 01004

01004

Dark Desert Sand: 01008

01008

Light Tawny: 01010

01010

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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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