In Complement - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

In Complement

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Dark Antique Blue, Very Dark Peacock Blue, Light Wedgwood, Dark Salmon, Dark Red Copper, Dark Rosewood.


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#2a4551
RGB42,69,81
CMYK 48,15,0,68
HEX#006079
RGB0,96,121
CMYK 100,21,0,53
HEX#5692a1
RGB86,146,161
CMYK 47,9,0,37
HEX#a74a4a
RGB167,74,74
CMYK 0,56,56,35
HEX#6c2411
RGB108,36,17
CMYK 0,67,84,58
HEX#441508
RGB68,21,8
CMYK 0,69,88,73

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

Dark Antique Blue

Dark Antique Blue: 930

930

Very Dark Peacock Blue

Very Dark Peacock Blue: 3765

3765

Light Wedgwood

Light Wedgwood: 518

518

Dark Salmon

Dark Salmon: 3328

3328

Dark Red Copper

Dark Red Copper: 918

918

Dark Rosewood

Dark Rosewood: 3857

3857

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Dark Antique Blue: 7296

7296

Very Dark Peacock Blue: 7038

7038

Light Wedgwood: 7597

7597

Dark Salmon: 7217

7217

Dark Red Copper: 7459

7459

Dark Rosewood: 7489

7489

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Dark Antique Blue: 00922

00922

Very Dark Peacock Blue: 00170

00170

Light Wedgwood: 01039

01039

Dark Salmon: 01024

01024

Dark Red Copper: 00341

00341

Dark Rosewood: 00352

00352

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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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