Finding Harmony - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Finding Harmony

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Very Light Shell Pink, Ultra Very Light Mahogany, Cream, Ultra Very Light Blue, Medium Delft Blue, Gray Blue

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#d3a9a3
RGB211,169,163
CMYK 0,20,23,17
HEX#e9bb93
RGB233,187,147
CMYK 0,20,37,9
HEX#eddfc9
RGB237,223,201
CMYK 0,6,15,7
HEX#c8dbdf
RGB200,219,223
CMYK 10,2,0,13
HEX#668caf
RGB102,140,175
CMYK 42,20,0,31
HEX#51607c
RGB81,96,124
CMYK 35,23,0,51

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Very Light Shell Pink

Very Light Shell Pink: 224

224

Ultra Very Light Mahogany

Ultra Very Light Mahogany: 3856

3856

Cream

Cream: 712

712

Ultra Very Light Blue

Ultra Very Light Blue: 162

162

Medium Delft Blue

Medium Delft Blue: 799

799

Gray Blue

Gray Blue: 161

161

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Very Light Shell Pink: 7221

7221

Ultra Very Light Mahogany: 7143

7143

Cream: 7501

7501

Ultra Very Light Blue: 7928

7928

Medium Delft Blue: 7304

7304

Gray Blue: 7555

7555

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Very Light Shell Pink: 00893

00893

Ultra Very Light Mahogany: 00361

00361

Cream: 00387

00387

Ultra Very Light Blue: 00159

00159

Medium Delft Blue: 00136

00136

Gray Blue: 00939

00939


Cosmo Size 25 Floss

Very Light Shell Pink: 652

652

Ultra Very Light Mahogany: 402

402

Cream: 1000

1000

Ultra Very Light Blue: 410A

410A

Medium Delft Blue: 214

214

Gray Blue: 2029

2029

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