Stories In Black & White - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Stories In Black & White

06 October, 2019 • No. SPA0063

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Very Light Pearl Gray, Tin, Pearl Gray, Dark Beaver Gray, Very Light Ash Gray, Black.

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Hex, RGB and CMYK Color Details

Very Light Pearl Gray

HEX
#dddedc
RGB
221,222,220
CMYK
0,0,1,13

Tin

HEX
#bebebd
RGB
190,190,189
CMYK
0,0,1,25

Pearl Gray

HEX
#919498
RGB
145,148,152
CMYK
5,3,0,40

Dark Beaver Gray

HEX
#807b69
RGB
128,123,105
CMYK
0,4,18,50

Very Light Ash Gray

HEX
#484644
RGB
72,70,68
CMYK
0,3,6,72

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

Very Light Pearl Gray

Very Light Pearl Gray: 762

762

Tin

Tin: 02

02

Pearl Gray

Pearl Gray: 415

415

Dark Beaver Gray

Dark Beaver Gray: 646

646

Very Light Ash Gray

Very Light Ash Gray: 535

535

Black

Black: 310

310

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Very Light Pearl Gray: 7510

7510

Tin: 7558

7558

Pearl Gray: 7618

7618

Dark Beaver Gray: 7039

7039

Very Light Ash Gray: 7066

7066

Black: noir

noir

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Very Light Pearl Gray: 00234

00234

Tin: 00398

00398

Pearl Gray: 00399

00399

Dark Beaver Gray: 08581

08581

Very Light Ash Gray: 00401

00401

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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