Glorious Gladiolus - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Glorious Gladiolus

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Light Driftwood, Dusty Rose, Fuchsia, Blue Green, Very Dark turquoise, Ultra Very Dark Baby 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#c5b7ad
RGB197,183,173
CMYK 0,7,12,23
HEX#c17a8d
RGB193,122,141
CMYK 0,37,27,24
HEX#814a7e
RGB129,74,126
CMYK 0,43,2,49
HEX#748c7c
RGB116,140,124
CMYK 17,0,11,45
HEX#016163
RGB1,97,99
CMYK 99,2,0,61
HEX#003558
RGB0,53,88
CMYK 100,40,0,65

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Light Driftwood

Light Driftwood: 05

05

Dusty Rose

Dusty Rose: 3733

3733

Fuchsia

Fuchsia: 33

33

Blue Green

Blue Green: 502

502

Very Dark turquoise

Very Dark turquoise: 3809

3809

Ultra Very Dark Baby Blue

Ultra Very Dark Baby Blue: 803

803

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Light Driftwood: 7271

7271

Dusty Rose: 7253

7253

Fuchsia: 7026

7026

Blue Green: 7542

7542

Very Dark turquoise: 7596

7596

Ultra Very Dark Baby Blue: 7591

7591

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Light Driftwood: 00390

00390

Dusty Rose: 00075

00075

Fuchsia: 00087

00087

Blue Green: 00877

00877

Very Dark turquoise: 01066

01066

Ultra Very Dark Baby Blue: 00149

00149

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    Projects Made With This Palette

    Floral Monogram

    by Heather Munns

    The details on this flower monogram piece by Heather are just astonishing. She designed this lovely pattern herself and decided to add a splash of yellow to this color scheme. This medium tone gold yellow brought the deeper shades of blues & purples together and resulted in a piece that's just mesmerizing to look at.

    Project By Heather Munns
    Project By Heather Munns
    Project By Heather Munns

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