Northern Lights - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Northern Lights

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Light Teal Green, Medium Teal Green, Very Dark Gray Green, Very Dark Antique Blue, Very Dark turquoise, Dark Turquoise.

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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#669e94
RGB102,158,148
CMYK 35,0,6,38
HEX#2f796c
RGB47,121,108
CMYK 61,0,11,53
HEX#1f3f42
RGB31,63,66
CMYK 53,5,0,74
HEX#0d3346
RGB13,51,70
CMYK 81,27,0,73
HEX#016163
RGB1,97,99
CMYK 99,2,0,61
HEX#468588
RGB70,133,136
CMYK 49,2,0,47

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

Light Teal Green

Light Teal Green: 3849

3849

Medium Teal Green

Medium Teal Green: 3848

3848

Very Dark Gray Green

Very Dark Gray Green: 924

924

Very Dark Antique Blue

Very Dark Antique Blue: 3750

3750

Very Dark turquoise

Very Dark turquoise: 3809

3809

Dark Turquoise

Dark Turquoise: 3810

3810

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Light Teal Green: 7802

7802

Medium Teal Green: 7596

7596

Very Dark Gray Green: 7860

7860

Very Dark Antique Blue: 7306

7306

Very Dark turquoise: 7596

7596

Dark Turquoise: 7861

7861

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Light Teal Green: 00876

00876

Medium Teal Green: 01074

01074

Very Dark Gray Green: 00851

00851

Very Dark Antique Blue: 01036

01036

Very Dark turquoise: 01066

01066

Dark Turquoise: 00168

00168

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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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