Grey Road To Autumn - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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Grey Road To Autumn

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Medium Topaz, Medium Golden Brown, Dark Hazelnut Brown, Dark Tin, Dark Pewter Gray, Very Dark Coffee Brown.

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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#c4811c
RGB196,129,28
CMYK 0,34,86,23
HEX#b56c2a
RGB181,108,42
CMYK 0,40,77,29
HEX#875a28
RGB135,90,40
CMYK 0,33,70,47
HEX#747275
RGB116,114,117
CMYK 1,3,0,54
HEX#3a4143
RGB58,65,67
CMYK 13,3,0,74
HEX#3f2108
RGB63,33,8
CMYK 0,48,87,75

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

Medium Topaz

Medium Topaz: 783

783

Medium Golden Brown

Medium Golden Brown: 976

976

Dark Hazelnut Brown

Dark Hazelnut Brown: 420

420

Dark Tin

Dark Tin: 04

04

Dark Pewter Gray

Dark Pewter Gray: 413

413

Very Dark Coffee Brown

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 898

898

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Medium Topaz: 7783

7783

Medium Golden Brown: 7767

7767

Dark Hazelnut Brown: 7508

7508

Dark Tin: 7620

7620

Dark Pewter Gray: 7337

7337

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 7533

7533

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Medium Topaz: 00306

00306

Medium Golden Brown: 01001

01001

Dark Hazelnut Brown: 00374

00374

Dark Tin: 00235

00235

Dark Pewter Gray: 00401

00401

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 00360

00360

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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