NELSON-JOHNSON L Colors of Autumn Full

Autumn Colors

The color wheel of seasons turns to the warm side of the wheel in the autumn.  Rich reds, tangy oranges, golden yellows and soft browns flutter through the air.  As the colorful leaves float to the ground, tree branches are left barren, foretelling the cool colors of winter.

Materials & Techniques

Hand dyed cotton and silk organza, stenciling, thread painting, reverse applique, layering, machine quilted.


16" w x 19" h



Year Completed


Juried Shows & Awards

Transparent, Translucent, Transformed......  Surface Design Association Regional Exhibit, Iannelli Studio Heritage Center, Park Ridge, Illinois, 2014.

LaConner Quilt & Textile Museum, 2013 Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, LaConner, Washington, Honorable Mention.

Art Quilts XIX, Permission to Play, Vision Gallery Chandler, Arizona, November 7, 2014 – January 17, 2015