2023 Updated Embroidery Color Options

When it comes to embroidery, one of the most important choices you’ll make is picking the right thread color. With hundreds of different options to choose from, it can be tough to know where to start. But don’t worry—we’re here to help! We have compiled a list of the top thread colors for 2023. We’ll also give you some tips on how to pick the perfect thread color for your next embroidery project.

 1. Consider the fabric you’re using. The first thing you’ll want to think about is the fabric you’re using for your project. Different fabrics can affect the way a thread looks, so it’s important to keep that in mind when making your selection. For example, if you’re embroidering on a dark fabric, you’ll want to use a light-colored thread so that your design is visible. Conversely, if you’re working with a light-colored fabric, you can get away with using a darker thread

2. Think about the overall look you’re going for. Another thing to consider is the overall look you’re trying to achieve with your project. If you want your design to stand out, choosing a contrasting thread color is a good way to do that. But if you’re looking for a more subtle look, choosing a thread color that’s similar to the fabric color is usually the best bet.

3. Consider the purpose of your project. Last but not least, think about what the purpose of your project is. Are you making something for a special occasion? If so, you may want to choose colors that match the event’s theme or palette. Or are you simply making something for yourself or someone else? In that case, feel free to choose any colors you like! No matter what you’re making, there’s sure to be a perfect thread color out there for it.

Choosing the right thread color doesn’t have to be difficult—just follow these simple tips and you’ll be on your way in no time! And don’t forget—if you ever need help picking out threads or anything else for your next embroidery project, our team at Fusion is always happy to assist.

NOTE: Colors displayed on a monitor are not the same when printed. For the most accurate colors we suggest printing this page before making a choice.

  • 1123 - Parchment
  • 1067 - Lemon Chiffon
  • 1349 - Palomino
  • 1083 - Daisy
  • 1124 - Buttercup
  • 1125 - Saffron
  • 1066 - Cornmeal
  • 1061 - Vanilla Pudding
  • 1171 - Lemon Drop
  • 1172 - Egg Yolk
  • 1025 - Military Gold
  • 1065 - Copper
  • 1137 - Citrus Burst
  • 1437 - Summer Sun
  • 1024 - Gold Rush
  • 1069 - Sunshine Yellow
  • 1068 - Canary
  • 1064 - Goldenrod
  • 1223 - Lemon Tart
  • 1180 - Daffodil
  • 1135 - Baby Chick
  • 1022 - Corn Silk
  • 1023 - Lemon
  • 1224 - Lemonade
  • 1359 - Golden Nugget
  • 1159 - Mustard
  • 1192 - Honey Mustard
  • 1026 - Orange Sorbet
  • 1253 - Penny
  • 1421 - Basket Ball
  • 1021 - Rust
  • 1155 - Marmalade
  • 1478 - Orange Peel
  • 1278 - Orange Icing
  • 1078 - Pumpkin
  • 1178 - Carrot
  • 1378 - Paprika
  • 1379 - Mandarin
  • 1152 - Peach Tea
  • 1017 - Orange Wisp
  • 1018 - Light Salmon
  • 1254 - Dark Salmon
  • 1221 - Terra Cotta
  • 1020 - Bright Peach
  • 1179 - Sweet Potato
  • 1477 - Salsa
  • 1146 - Tomato Red
  • 1037 - Tango
  • 1447 - Cinnamon Candy
  • 1147 - Christmas Red
  • 1484 - Rhubarb
  • 1481 - Cherry Pie
  • 1181 - Candy Apple Red
  • 1238 - Sangria
  • 1236 - Plum Brandy
  • 1261 - Lavendula
  • 1266 - Regal Blue
  • 1166 - Hanukkah Blue
  • 1466 - Sailor Blue
  • 1335 - Dark Periwinkle
  • 1330 - Bahamas Blue
  • 1343 - Grape Juice
  • 1366 - Dark Purple Iris
  • 1322 - Royal Purple
  • 1112 - Majestic Purple
  • 1412 - Violet
  • 1422 - African Violet
  • 1122 - Deep Lilac
  • 1311 - Mystic Lavender
  • 1032 - Velvet Violet
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