Heron Hues - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Heron Hues

16 November, 2019 • No. SPA0116

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Ultra Light Lavender, Very Light Antique Violet, Light Antique Violet, Medium Light Eggplant, Medium Antique Violet, Medium Terra Cotta.

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Hex, RGB and CMYK Color Details

Ultra Light Lavender

HEX
#dbd5e0
RGB
219,213,224
CMYK
2,5,0,12

Very Light Antique Violet

HEX
#c3bcc4
RGB
195,188,196
CMYK
1,4,0,23

Light Antique Violet

HEX
#a399a5
RGB
163,153,165
CMYK
1,7,0,35

Medium Light Eggplant

HEX
#797284
RGB
121,114,132
CMYK
8,14,0,48

Medium Antique Violet

HEX
#725c6a
RGB
114,92,106
CMYK
0,19,7,55

Medium Terra Cotta

HEX
#985245
RGB
152,82,69
CMYK
0,46,55,40

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

Ultra Light Lavender

Ultra Light Lavender: 25

25

Very Light Antique Violet

Very Light Antique Violet: 3743

3743

Light Antique Violet

Light Antique Violet: 3042

3042

Medium Light Eggplant

Medium Light Eggplant: 28

28

Medium Antique Violet

Medium Antique Violet: 3041

3041

Medium Terra Cotta

Medium Terra Cotta: 356

356

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Ultra Light Lavender: 7722

7722

Very Light Antique Violet: 7715

7715

Light Antique Violet: 7618

7618

Medium Light Eggplant: 7068

7068

Medium Antique Violet: 7014

7014

Medium Terra Cotta: 7165

7165

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Ultra Light Lavender: 00342

00342

Very Light Antique Violet: 00869

00869

Light Antique Violet: 00870

00870

Medium Light Eggplant: 00235

00235

Medium Antique Violet: 00871

00871

Medium Terra Cotta: 05975

05975

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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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