Playing With Colors - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Playing With Colors

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Ultra Very Dark Desert Sand, Terra Cotta, Bright Orange, Very Light Mahogany, Light Bright Turquoise, Medium Teal Green.


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#704235
RGB112,66,53
CMYK 0,41,53,56
HEX#87362b
RGB135,54,43
CMYK 0,60,68,47
HEX#cc3f18
RGB204,63,24
CMYK 0,69,88,20
HEX#d39165
RGB211,145,101
CMYK 0,31,52,17
HEX#38c4d3
RGB56,196,211
CMYK 73,7,0,17
HEX#2f796c
RGB47,121,108
CMYK 61,0,11,53

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

Ultra Very Dark Desert Sand

Ultra Very Dark Desert Sand: 632

632

Terra Cotta

Terra Cotta: 3830

3830

Bright Orange

Bright Orange: 608

608

Very Light Mahogany

Very Light Mahogany: 402

402

Light Bright Turquoise

Light Bright Turquoise: 3846

3846

Medium Teal Green

Medium Teal Green: 3848

3848

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Ultra Very Dark Desert Sand: 7432

7432

Terra Cotta: 7168

7168

Bright Orange: 7740

7740

Very Light Mahogany: 7175

7175

Light Bright Turquoise: 7036

7036

Medium Teal Green: 7596

7596

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Ultra Very Dark Desert Sand: 00936

00936

Terra Cotta: 01014

01014

Bright Orange: 00324

00324

Very Light Mahogany: 01047

01047

Light Bright Turquoise: 01090

01090

Medium Teal Green: 01068

01068

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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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