Story Of A Feather - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Story Of A Feather

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Topaz, Medium Old Gold, Very Dark Hazelnut Brown, Very Dark Gray Green, Very Dark Peacock Blue, Light Bright Turquoise.

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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#e2a538
RGB226,165,56
CMYK 0,27,75,11
HEX#b88743
RGB184,135,67
CMYK 0,27,64,28
HEX#704c1e
RGB112,76,30
CMYK 0,32,73,56
HEX#1f3f42
RGB31,63,66
CMYK 53,5,0,74
HEX#006079
RGB0,96,121
CMYK 100,21,0,53
HEX#38c4d3
RGB56,196,211
CMYK 73,7,0,17

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

Topaz

Topaz: 728

728

Medium Old Gold

Medium Old Gold: 729

729

Very Dark Hazelnut Brown

Very Dark Hazelnut Brown: 869

869

Very Dark Gray Green

Very Dark Gray Green: 924

924

Very Dark Peacock Blue

Very Dark Peacock Blue: 3765

3765

Light Bright Turquoise

Light Bright Turquoise: 3846

3846

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Topaz: 7725

7725

Medium Old Gold: 7505

7505

Very Dark Hazelnut Brown: 7487

7487

Very Dark Gray Green: 7860

7860

Very Dark Peacock Blue: 7038

7038

Light Bright Turquoise: 7036

7036

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Topaz: 00305

00305

Medium Old Gold: 00890

00890

Very Dark Hazelnut Brown: 00375

00375

Very Dark Gray Green: 00851

00851

Very Dark Peacock Blue: 00170

00170

Light Bright Turquoise: 01090

01090

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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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