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

23 September, 2019 • No. SPA0048

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.

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Hex, RGB and CMYK Color Details

Ultra Very Light Terra Cotta

HEX
#d6a184
RGB
214,161,132
CMYK
0,25,38,16

Desert Sand

HEX
#ab7a63
RGB
171,122,99
CMYK
0,29,42,33

Terra Cotta

HEX
#87362b
RGB
135,54,43
CMYK
0,60,68,47

Navy Blue

HEX
#0f2a47
RGB
15,42,71
CMYK
79,41,0,72

Very Dark Beige Brown

HEX
#392117
RGB
57,33,23
CMYK
0,42,60,78

Black

HEX
#000000
RGB
0,0,0
CMYK
0,0,0,100

Embroidery Thread & Conversion Chart

Use the embroidery color chart below to convert this palette between three types of thread. The thread images used on this page are sourced from the official websites of the floss manufacturer to give you the most accurate representation of the thread color. 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. The thread conversion chart below is the closest representation of the palette across different brands.

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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