Rainbow Thread Colour Card

Rainbow Polyester Embroidery Thread Colour Card

Rainbow Polyester Thread is available in both 1000m and 5000m cones.

It is constructed of a specially developed raw material which eliminates looping, puckering and virtually all thread breaks. Rainbow thread is suitable for almost any application, including children’s wear, active wear, sports and corporate apparel.

Due to its 100% polyester formula, this thread is extremely durable and smooth running. The thread is available in a range of vibrant colours that are resistant to chlorine bleach. This makes Rainbow the ideal polyester thread for embroidering on uniforms, safety garments and commercial linens.

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FAQ: Embroidery Thread Colour Cards

What is an Embroidery Thread Colour Card?

An embroidery thread colour card is a curated collection of thread samples arranged systematically, representing a wide range of colours available from a particular thread manufacturer or brand. It serves as a visual reference tool, displaying actual thread samples along with their corresponding colour codes or numbers. Thread colour cards are typically organized in a logical order, such as by colour families, shades, or numerical sequences, making it easy to navigate and select the desired thread colours.

Why are Embroidery Colour Cards Important?

  1. Accurate Colour Representation: Thread colour cards provide a precise visual representation of thread colours, allowing you to see the exact shades before making a purchase. This ensures that the colours you select align with your design vision, avoiding any surprises or disappointments once you start stitching.
  2. Simplify Colour Selection: With an extensive array of thread colours available in the market, choosing the right shades can be overwhelming. Thread colour cards simplify the selection process by presenting all available colours in one convenient resource. This enables you to compare and choose harmonious or contrasting colours for your embroidery designs with ease.
  3. Consistency and Colour Matching: Thread colour cards ensure consistency in colour selection across multiple projects. Once you find the perfect shade for a particular design, you can refer back to the colour card to replicate the colour in future projects or for colour matching purposes. This consistency adds a professional touch to your work.

How to Use an Embroidery Thread Colour Card?

  1. Study the Colour Families: Begin by familiarising yourself with the colour families showcased on the colour card. Observe how the colours are grouped, such as warm tones, cool tones, neutrals, or specific colour categories like blues, greens, reds, etc. Understanding these colour families will assist you in selecting complementary or contrasting colours for your embroidery projects.
  2. Compare Shades and Tones: Thread colour cards often display variations of a colour, presenting different shades and tones within a specific colour family. Take the time to compare these variations, as they can be useful for creating depth, highlights, or shading effects in your designs.
  3. Consider Lighting Conditions: Keep in mind that lighting can influence the perception of colour. When using a thread colour card, examine the samples under various lighting conditions, including natural light and indoor lighting, to ensure accurate colour representation.
  4. Make Note of Colour Codes or Numbers: As you explore the colour card, make note of the colour codes or numbers associated with your preferred thread colours. These codes will come in handy when purchasing threads or communicating your colour choices to others.