The Road Less Traveled - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

The Road Less Traveled

Color palette for your embroidery with the following thread colors: Dark Steel Gray, Ultra Very Light Antique Blue, Very Light Pearl Gray, Light Cocoa, Cocoa, Dark Cocoa.


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#70747d
RGB112,116,125
CMYK 10,7,0,51
HEX#c7d3d7
RGB199,211,215
CMYK 7,2,0,16
HEX#dddedc
RGB221,222,220
CMYK 0,0,1,13
HEX#9b837e
RGB155,131,126
CMYK 0,15,19,39
HEX#6c514b
RGB108,81,75
CMYK 0,25,31,58
HEX#583c37
RGB88,60,55
CMYK 0,32,38,65

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 Steel Gray

Dark Steel Gray: 414

414

Ultra Very Light Antique Blue

Ultra Very Light Antique Blue: 3753

3753

Very Light Pearl Gray

Very Light Pearl Gray: 762

762

Light Cocoa

Light Cocoa: 3861

3861

Cocoa

Cocoa: 3860

3860

Dark Cocoa

Dark Cocoa: 779

779

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Dark Steel Gray: 7068

7068

Ultra Very Light Antique Blue: 7027

7027

Very Light Pearl Gray: 7510

7510

Light Cocoa: 7234

7234

Cocoa: 7840

7840

Dark Cocoa: 7469

7469

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Anchor Stranded Cotton

Dark Steel Gray: 00235

00235

Ultra Very Light Antique Blue: 01096

01096

Very Light Pearl Gray: 00234

00234

Light Cocoa: 00378

00378

Cocoa: 00379

00379

Dark Cocoa: 00380

00380

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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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