What A Handful - Embroidery Color Palette (With Thread Codes)

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

What A Handful

08 September, 2020 • No. SPA0412

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Hex, RGB and CMYK Color Details

Drab Brown

HEX
#705a39
RGB
112,90,57
CMYK
0,20,49,56

Medium Mocha Beige

HEX
#937055
RGB
147,112,85
CMYK
0,24,42,42

Very Light Shell Pink

HEX
#d3a9a3
RGB
211,169,163
CMYK
0,20,23,17

Light Mahogany

HEX
#b16434
RGB
177,100,52
CMYK
0,44,71,31

Dark Golden Brown

HEX
#652d08
RGB
101,45,8
CMYK
0,55,92,60

Very Dark Coffee Brown

HEX
#3f2108
RGB
63,33,8
CMYK
0,48,87,75

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

Drab Brown

Drab Brown: 611

611

Medium Mocha Beige

Medium Mocha Beige: 3863

3863

Very Light Shell Pink

Very Light Shell Pink: 224

224

Light Mahogany

Light Mahogany: 3776

3776

Dark Golden Brown

Dark Golden Brown: 975

975

Very Dark Coffee Brown

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 898

898

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DMC Tapestry Wool

Drab Brown: 7518

7518

Medium Mocha Beige: 7415

7415

Very Light Shell Pink: 7221

7221

Light Mahogany: 7444

7444

Dark Golden Brown: 7479

7479

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 7533

7533


Anchor Stranded Cotton

Drab Brown: 00889

00889

Medium Mocha Beige: 00914

00914

Very Light Shell Pink: 00893

00893

Light Mahogany: 01048

01048

Dark Golden Brown: 00355

00355

Very Dark Coffee Brown: 00360

00360

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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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