Subtle Smile - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Subtle Smile

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Medium Light Driftwood, Dark Straw, Medium Topaz, Tan, Very Dark Coffee Brown, Black

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 available colors, 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.


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#bdaea3
RGB189,174,163
CMYK 0,8,14,26
HEX#d09a2e
RGB208,154,46
CMYK 0,26,78,18
HEX#c4811c
RGB196,129,28
CMYK 0,34,86,23
HEX#ac7948
RGB172,121,72
CMYK 0,30,58,33
HEX#3f2108
RGB63,33,8
CMYK 0,48,87,75
HEX#000000
RGB0,0,0
CMYK 0,0,0,100

DMC 6 Strand Floss

Medium Light Driftwood

Medium Light Driftwood: 06

06

Dark Straw

Dark Straw: 3820

3820

Medium Topaz

Medium Topaz: 783

783

Tan

Tan: 436

436

Very Dark Coffee Brown

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 898

898

Black

Black: 310

310

Buy These Threads


DMC Tapestry Wool

Medium Light Driftwood: 7065

7065

Dark Straw: 7725

7725

Medium Topaz: 7783

7783

Tan: 7421

7421

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 7533

7533

Black: noir

noir

Buy These Threads


Anchor Stranded Cotton

Medium Light Driftwood: 00390

00390

Dark Straw: 00305

00305

Medium Topaz: 00306

00306

Tan: 01045

01045

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 00360

00360

Black: 00403

00403


Cosmo Size 25 Floss

Medium Light Driftwood: 473

473

Dark Straw: 702

702

Medium Topaz: 703

703

Tan: 2307

2307

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 2310

2310

Black: 600

600

Quick disclosure: this post contains affiliate links which means I get a tiny commission if you purchase after clicking. This comes at no extra cost to you and helps me keep this site running by creating new posts & palettes regularly. Thank you for your support.

Pick a Fabric Color

Choose a fabric color that works well with your threads

How to use this section

click here for instructions

    Share this image

    Similar Palettes

    The following palettes share the same color categories:

    In The Woods

    15 Sep 2020 • No. SPA0419

    Purple Crocus Flowers

    27 Mar 2021 • No. SPA0612

    Hints of Green

    07 Jun 2019 • No. SPA0007

    Silent Solitude

    09 Aug 2023 • No. SPA1477

    Sunkissed Day

    06 Jun 2023 • No. SPA1413

    Pink Haze

    03 Apr 2020 • No. SPA0254

    Explore more palettes

    Fresh from the blog

    Contests & Giveaways, Embroidery Supplies

    Win a modern embroidery starter kit, worth $85

    Embroidery kits are becoming more and more trendy in the stitching world, and there’s many good reasons why that is so. They are perfect...

    Read More

    Contests & Giveaways

    Guess The Palette

    Are you up for a fun little game? Guess the name of every palette I will be posting here each week throughout April, and...

    Read More

    Stitch Alongs

    A Literary Embroidery Stitch Along

    It’s been a while since I started a new project, but when I heard about this SAL, I immediately knew it was something I...

    Read More

    Palette Filters