Roses Are Mostly Red - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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Roses Are Mostly Red

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Apricot, Bright Orange, Medium Coral, Dark Terra Cotta, Dark Avocado Green, Very Dark Brown Gray

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#ea8e77
RGB234,142,119
CMYK 0,39,49,8
HEX#cc3f18
RGB204,63,24
CMYK 0,69,88,20
HEX#a6322a
RGB166,50,42
CMYK 0,70,75,35
HEX#6d1b16
RGB109,27,22
CMYK 0,75,80,57
HEX#33341c
RGB51,52,28
CMYK 2,0,46,80
HEX#2f261a
RGB47,38,26
CMYK 0,19,45,82

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Apricot

Apricot: 3341

3341

Bright Orange

Bright Orange: 608

608

Medium Coral

Medium Coral: 350

350

Dark Terra Cotta

Dark Terra Cotta: 355

355

Dark Avocado Green

Dark Avocado Green: 935

935

Very Dark Brown Gray

Very Dark Brown Gray: 3021

3021

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Apricot: 7010

7010

Bright Orange: 7666

7666

Medium Coral: 7758

7758

Dark Terra Cotta: 7169

7169

Dark Avocado Green: 7398

7398

Very Dark Brown Gray: 7417

7417

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Apricot: 00328

00328

Bright Orange: 00332

00332

Medium Coral: 00011

00011

Dark Terra Cotta: 01014

01014

Dark Avocado Green: 00861

00861

Very Dark Brown Gray: 00905

00905

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