Leaves In Contrast - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Leaves In Contrast

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Very Dark Beige Brown, Medium Mahogany, Light Mahogany, Medium Beige Gray, Light Antique Blue, Gray Blue

Image via: Wolfgang Hasselmann

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 available colors, 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.


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#392117
RGB57,33,23
CMYK 0,42,60,78
HEX#8f4a1c
RGB143,74,28
CMYK 0,48,80,44
HEX#b16434
RGB177,100,52
CMYK 0,44,71,31
HEX#c8bea8
RGB200,190,168
CMYK 0,5,16,22
HEX#8ba1af
RGB139,161,175
CMYK 21,8,0,31
HEX#51607c
RGB81,96,124
CMYK 35,23,0,51

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Very Dark Beige Brown

Very Dark Beige Brown: 838

838

Medium Mahogany

Medium Mahogany: 301

301

Light Mahogany

Light Mahogany: 3776

3776

Medium Beige Gray

Medium Beige Gray: 644

644

Light Antique Blue

Light Antique Blue: 932

932

Gray Blue

Gray Blue: 161

161

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Very Dark Beige Brown: 7515

7515

Medium Mahogany: 7446

7446

Light Mahogany: 7444

7444

Medium Beige Gray: 7520

7520

Light Antique Blue: 7594

7594

Gray Blue: 7555

7555

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Very Dark Beige Brown: 00381

00381

Medium Mahogany: 01049

01049

Light Mahogany: 01048

01048

Medium Beige Gray: 00830

00830

Light Antique Blue: 00920

00920

Gray Blue: 00939

00939


Cosmo Size 25 Floss

Very Dark Beige Brown: 2040

2040

Medium Mahogany: 129

129

Light Mahogany: 129

129

Medium Beige Gray: 366

366

Light Antique Blue: 732

732

Gray Blue: 2029

2029

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