Shady Shades - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Shady Shades

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Ultra Very Light Terra Cotta, Desert Sand, Terra Cotta, Navy Blue, Very Dark Beige Brown, Black.


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#d6a184
RGB214,161,132
CMYK 0,25,38,16
HEX#ab7a63
RGB171,122,99
CMYK 0,29,42,33
HEX#87362b
RGB135,54,43
CMYK 0,60,68,47
HEX#0f2a47
RGB15,42,71
CMYK 79,41,0,72
HEX#392117
RGB57,33,23
CMYK 0,42,60,78
HEX#000000
RGB0,0,0
CMYK 0,0,0,100

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 Light Terra Cotta

Ultra Very Light Terra Cotta: 3771

3771

Desert Sand

Desert Sand: 3064

3064

Terra Cotta

Terra Cotta: 3830

3830

Navy Blue

Navy Blue: 336

336

Very Dark Beige Brown

Very Dark Beige Brown: 838

838

Black

Black: 310

310

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Ultra Very Light Terra Cotta: 7174

7174

Desert Sand: 7465

7465

Terra Cotta: 7168

7168

Navy Blue: 7591

7591

Very Dark Beige Brown: 7515

7515

Black: noir

noir

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Ultra Very Light Terra Cotta: 00336

00336

Desert Sand: 00347

00347

Terra Cotta: 01014

01014

Navy Blue: 00150

00150

Very Dark Beige Brown: 00381

00381

Black: 00403

00403

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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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