Skin Deep Pastels - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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Skin Deep Pastels

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Dark Antique Violet, Medium Antique Mauve, White Violet, Very Light Shell Pink, Medium Apricot, Dark Salmon.

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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#553c48
RGB85,60,72
CMYK 0,29,15,67
HEX#ac8396
RGB172,131,150
CMYK 0,24,13,33
HEX#e2dfe1
RGB226,223,225
CMYK 0,1,0,11
HEX#d3a9a3
RGB211,169,163
CMYK 0,20,23,17
HEX#df6c49
RGB223,108,73
CMYK 0,52,67,13
HEX#a74a4a
RGB167,74,74
CMYK 0,56,56,35

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 Antique Violet

Dark Antique Violet: 3740

3740

Medium Antique Mauve

Medium Antique Mauve: 316

316

White Violet

White Violet: 27

27

Very Light Shell Pink

Very Light Shell Pink: 224

224

Medium Apricot

Medium Apricot: 3340

3340

Dark Salmon

Dark Salmon: 3328

3328

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Dark Antique Violet: 7023

7023

Medium Antique Mauve: 7253

7253

White Violet: 7280

7280

Very Light Shell Pink: 7221

7221

Medium Apricot: 7850

7850

Dark Salmon: 7217

7217

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Dark Antique Violet: 00872

00872

Medium Antique Mauve: 01017

01017

White Violet: 00234

00234

Very Light Shell Pink: 00893

00893

Medium Apricot: 00329

00329

Dark Salmon: 01024

01024

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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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