Through The Retro Lens - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

Through The Retro Lens

21 November, 2020 • No. SPA0486

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Hex, RGB and CMYK Color Details

Cream

HEX
#eddfc9
RGB
237,223,201
CMYK
0,6,15,7

Light Forest Green

HEX
#a6b784
RGB
166,183,132
CMYK
9,0,28,28

Forest Green

HEX
#7f8f50
RGB
127,143,80
CMYK
11,0,44,44

Very Dark Parrot Green

HEX
#3e510f
RGB
62,81,15
CMYK
23,0,81,68

Light Olive Green

HEX
#bb9c4a
RGB
187,156,74
CMYK
0,17,60,27

Light Copper

HEX
#be673a
RGB
190,103,58
CMYK
0,46,69,25

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

Cream

Cream: 712

712

Light Forest Green

Light Forest Green: 164

164

Forest Green

Forest Green: 989

989

Very Dark Parrot Green

Very Dark Parrot Green: 904

904

Light Olive Green

Light Olive Green: 734

734

Light Copper

Light Copper: 922

922

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Cream: ecru

ecru

Light Forest Green: 7424

7424

Forest Green: 7048

7048

Very Dark Parrot Green: 7988

7988

Light Olive Green: 7353

7353

Light Copper: 7444

7444


Anchor Stranded Cotton

Cream: 00387

00387

Light Forest Green: 00214

00214

Forest Green: 00241

00241

Very Dark Parrot Green: 00258

00258

Light Olive Green: 00279

00279

Light Copper: 01003

01003

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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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