Milky Way - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Milky Way

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Dark Navy Blue, Very Dark Cornflower Blue, Cornflower Blue, Medium Light Blue Violet, Dark Drab Brown, Very Dark Mocha Brown

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#090d25
RGB9,13,37
CMYK 76,65,0,85
HEX#2b406c
RGB43,64,108
CMYK 60,41,0,58
HEX#495d89
RGB73,93,137
CMYK 47,32,0,46
HEX#8197ba
RGB129,151,186
CMYK 31,19,0,27
HEX#6b522d
RGB107,82,45
CMYK 0,23,58,58
HEX#392515
RGB57,37,21
CMYK 0,35,63,78

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Dark Navy Blue

Dark Navy Blue: 823

823

Very Dark Cornflower Blue

Very Dark Cornflower Blue: 158

158

Cornflower Blue

Cornflower Blue: 3807

3807

Medium Light Blue Violet

Medium Light Blue Violet: 156

156

Dark Drab Brown

Dark Drab Brown: 610

610

Very Dark Mocha Brown

Very Dark Mocha Brown: 3031

3031

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Dark Navy Blue: 7299

7299

Very Dark Cornflower Blue: 7034

7034

Cornflower Blue: 7030

7030

Medium Light Blue Violet: 7302

7302

Dark Drab Brown: 7355

7355

Very Dark Mocha Brown: 7515

7515

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Dark Navy Blue: 00127

00127

Very Dark Cornflower Blue: 00139

00139

Cornflower Blue: 00122

00122

Medium Light Blue Violet: 00130

00130

Dark Drab Brown: 00889

00889

Very Dark Mocha Brown: 00381

00381


Cosmo Size 25 Floss

Dark Navy Blue: 168

168

Very Dark Cornflower Blue: 665

665

Cornflower Blue: 664A

664A

Medium Light Blue Violet: 663

663

Dark Drab Brown: 369

369

Very Dark Mocha Brown: 2040

2040

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