Great Sand Dunes - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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Great Sand Dunes

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Red Copper, Light Copper, Very Dark Desert Sand, Dark Steel Gray, Dark Gray Green, Very Dark Pewter Gray.

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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#711c02
RGB113,28,2
CMYK 0,75,98,56
HEX#be673a
RGB190,103,58
CMYK 0,46,69,25
HEX#8a5a4a
RGB138,90,74
CMYK 0,35,46,46
HEX#70747d
RGB112,116,125
CMYK 10,7,0,51
HEX#495a5f
RGB73,90,95
CMYK 23,5,0,63
HEX#2c2c2a
RGB44,44,42
CMYK 0,0,5,83

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

Red Copper

Red Copper: 919

919

Light Copper

Light Copper: 922

922

Very Dark Desert Sand

Very Dark Desert Sand: 3772

3772

Dark Steel Gray

Dark Steel Gray: 414

414

Dark Gray Green

Dark Gray Green: 3768

3768

Very Dark Pewter Gray

Very Dark Pewter Gray: 3799

3799

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Red Copper: 7447

7447

Light Copper: 7444

7444

Very Dark Desert Sand: 7840

7840

Dark Steel Gray: 7285

7285

Dark Gray Green: 7287

7287

Very Dark Pewter Gray: 7624

7624

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Red Copper: 00340

00340

Light Copper: 01003

01003

Very Dark Desert Sand: 01007

01007

Dark Steel Gray: 00235

00235

Dark Gray Green: 00779

00779

Very Dark Pewter Gray: 00236

00236

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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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