What Color are the day's of Week?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by justbugged, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

    Jan 27, 2009
    Okay so I am making tea towels, and I going to have the day's of the week on them. So I have 7 flower sack towels, and I am using fabric pens to outline a iron on transfer pattern. Each towel has a little dutch girl doing a different task each day.

    But here is what I want to know. When I was little I knew that each day had a color associated with the day. It's like I know that the number 8 is black, and I think the the number 5 is pink. Unfortunately I have gotten to old to remember what color goes with each day. So if anyone can help I would appreciate it immensely.

    I shouldn't have used my left brain so much. My right brain has just been under used for sometime now. [​IMG]

    I also know that there really aren't any rules for this kind of thing. But I would love to know this kind of thing again.
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2011
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    WOW I never heard of that. I hope someone gets back to you so I can know to.
  3. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    I did some Google searches and it looks like this is a Thai tradition. According to Wikipedia:








  4. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    there are several variations:

    the first one (thai traditional):
    Sunday: red
    Monday: yellow
    Tuesday: pink
    Wednesday: green
    Thursday: orange
    Friday: blue
    Saturday: purple

    the second (astrological):
    Sunday: Oranges, yellows, golds
    Monday: White, silvers, Creams and Light Greys
    Tuesday: Reds of all shades and some Oranges
    Wednesday: yellows, greys, violets, and opalescent colors
    Thursday: royal purple and royal Blue
    Friday: Pink, aqua, greens and pastels
    Saturday: blacks, dark purples, dark gray, and Indigo

    the third (pagan.. at least one version.. there are others):
    Sunday: Yellow & gold
    Monday: Silver, white, light blue
    Tuesday: Red and orange
    Wednesday: Purple
    Thursday: Royal blues, greens
    Friday: Pink, aqua/blue-green
    Saturday: Black, dark purple

    fourth (Ayurveda):
    Sunday: deep pink, maroon and brown
    Monday: milky white, white and lavender
    Tuesday: Red, orange and jet black
    Wednesday: Pear green, green and blue
    Thursday: yellow, gold and off white
    Friday: white, light blue and alice blue
    Saturday: midnight blue, dark blue and blue black

    I'm sure there are a lot more out there!
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2011
  5. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

    Jan 27, 2009
    Thank you so much. I should have Googled it myself.
    This list is the one I remembered from child hood.

    I got busy with the first towel, but I found that I need to go back to store for some extra colors. I didn't get a flesh color, or a light brown. So far I really like the fabric pens I bought at the University Book Store. The store is a 100 mile round trip from home. Uf da!!!!

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