Portrait In Retro - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Portrait In Retro

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Dark Red Copper, Medium Burnt Orange, Medium Autumn Gold, Light Drab Brown, Very Light Avocado Green, Dark Green Gray.


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#6c2411
RGB108,36,17
CMYK 0,67,84,58
HEX#c14b1e
RGB193,75,30
CMYK 0,61,84,24
HEX#e29a5d
RGB226,154,93
CMYK 0,32,59,11
HEX#ad946d
RGB173,148,109
CMYK 0,14,37,32
HEX#908c48
RGB144,140,72
CMYK 0,3,50,44
HEX#48451d
RGB72,69,29
CMYK 0,4,60,72

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 Red Copper

Dark Red Copper: 918

918

Medium Burnt Orange

Medium Burnt Orange: 946

946

Medium Autumn Gold

Medium Autumn Gold: 3854

3854

Light Drab Brown

Light Drab Brown: 612

612

Very Light Avocado Green

Very Light Avocado Green: 471

471

Dark Green Gray

Dark Green Gray: 3051

3051

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Dark Red Copper: 7459

7459

Medium Burnt Orange: 7439

7439

Medium Autumn Gold: 7918

7918

Light Drab Brown: 7511

7511

Very Light Avocado Green: 7769

7769

Dark Green Gray: 7425

7425

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Dark Red Copper: 00341

00341

Medium Burnt Orange: 00316

00316

Medium Autumn Gold: 00313

00313

Light Drab Brown: 00853

00853

Very Light Avocado Green: 00256

00256

Dark Green Gray: 00681

00681

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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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