Soft Shadows - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Soft Shadows

28 February, 2021 • No. SPA0585

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Black Brown, Dark Coffee Brown, Medium Mahogany, Very Light Brown, Pale Golden Brown, Medium Beige Brown.

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Hex, RGB and CMYK Color Details

Black Brown

HEX
#1f0500
RGB
31,5,0
CMYK
0,84,100,88

Dark Coffee Brown

HEX
#4c280f
RGB
76,40,15
CMYK
0,47,80,70

Medium Mahogany

HEX
#8f4a1c
RGB
143,74,28
CMYK
0,48,80,44

Very Light Brown

HEX
#996232
RGB
153,98,50
CMYK
0,36,67,40

Pale Golden Brown

HEX
#dea369
RGB
222,163,105
CMYK
0,27,53,13

Medium Beige Brown

HEX
#836a55
RGB
131,106,85
CMYK
0,19,35,49

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

Black Brown

Black Brown: 3371

3371

Dark Coffee Brown

Dark Coffee Brown: 801

801

Medium Mahogany

Medium Mahogany: 301

301

Very Light Brown

Very Light Brown: 435

435

Pale Golden Brown

Pale Golden Brown: 3827

3827

Medium Beige Brown

Medium Beige Brown: 840

840

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Black Brown: 7535

7535

Dark Coffee Brown: 7467

7467

Medium Mahogany: 7446

7446

Very Light Brown: 7421

7421

Pale Golden Brown: 7506

7506

Medium Beige Brown: 7415

7415

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Black Brown: 00382

00382

Dark Coffee Brown: 00359

00359

Medium Mahogany: 01049

01049

Very Light Brown: 00365

00365

Pale Golden Brown: 00311

00311

Medium Beige Brown: 01084

01084

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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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