Grey Elephant - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Grey Elephant

01 December, 2020 • No. SPA0496

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Very Light Mahogany, Very Dark Desert Sand, Dark Cocoa, Eggplant, Navy Blue, Pewter Gray.

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Hex, RGB and CMYK Color Details

Very Light Mahogany

HEX
#d39165
RGB
211,145,101
CMYK
0,31,52,17

Very Dark Desert Sand

HEX
#8a5a4a
RGB
138,90,74
CMYK
0,35,46,46

Dark Cocoa

HEX
#583c37
RGB
88,60,55
CMYK
0,32,38,65

Eggplant

HEX
#3c2e44
RGB
60,46,68
CMYK
12,32,0,73

Navy Blue

HEX
#0f2a47
RGB
15,42,71
CMYK
79,41,0,72

Pewter Gray

HEX
#4c525a
RGB
76,82,90
CMYK
16,9,0,65

Embroidery Thread & Conversion Chart

Use the embroidery color chart below to convert this palette between three types of thread. The thread images used on this page are sourced from the official websites of the floss manufacturer to give you the most accurate representation of the thread color. 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. The thread conversion chart below is the closest representation of the palette across different brands.

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Very Light Mahogany

Very Light Mahogany: 402

402

Very Dark Desert Sand

Very Dark Desert Sand: 3772

3772

Dark Cocoa

Dark Cocoa: 779

779

Eggplant

Eggplant: 29

29

Navy Blue

Navy Blue: 336

336

Pewter Gray

Pewter Gray: 317

317

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Very Light Mahogany: 7175

7175

Very Dark Desert Sand: 7432

7432

Dark Cocoa: 7469

7469

Eggplant: 7022

7022

Navy Blue: 7591

7591

Pewter Gray: 7705

7705

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Very Light Mahogany: 01047

01047

Very Dark Desert Sand: 01007

01007

Dark Cocoa: 00380

00380

Eggplant: 00872

00872

Navy Blue: 00150

00150

Pewter Gray: 00400

00400

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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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