Dreams Of Contrast - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Dreams Of Contrast

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Light Tangerine, Medium Tangerine, Bright Orange, Terra Cotta, Very Dark Pewter Gray, Very Dark turquoise.

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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#f3a230
RGB243,162,48
CMYK 0,33,80,5
HEX#ee8700
RGB238,135,0
CMYK 0,43,100,7
HEX#cc3f18
RGB204,63,24
CMYK 0,69,88,20
HEX#87362b
RGB135,54,43
CMYK 0,60,68,47
HEX#2c2c2a
RGB44,44,42
CMYK 0,0,5,83
HEX#016163
RGB1,97,99
CMYK 99,2,0,61

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

Light Tangerine

Light Tangerine: 742

742

Medium Tangerine

Medium Tangerine: 741

741

Bright Orange

Bright Orange: 608

608

Terra Cotta

Terra Cotta: 3830

3830

Very Dark Pewter Gray

Very Dark Pewter Gray: 3799

3799

Very Dark turquoise

Very Dark turquoise: 3809

3809

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Light Tangerine: 7056

7056

Medium Tangerine: 7436

7436

Bright Orange: 7666

7666

Terra Cotta: 7168

7168

Very Dark Pewter Gray: 7624

7624

Very Dark turquoise: 7596

7596

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Light Tangerine: 00303

00303

Medium Tangerine: 00304

00304

Bright Orange: 00332

00332

Terra Cotta: 01014

01014

Very Dark Pewter Gray: 00236

00236

Very Dark turquoise: 01066

01066

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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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