Silvia Heyden died peacefully at sunset on Monday, March 2, 2015 at age 88. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends both here and in Switzerland, but her rich legacy of well over a thousand tapestries and her passion for the arts will continue to inspire us all.


My tapestries are not paintings. They unfold on the loom within the possibilities and limitations of weaving. Once on the wall, my tapestries express their own identity in a woven composition.

- Silvia Heyden

Share & view reflections at rememberingsilvia.com.

A Weaverly Path is available on DVD and Blu ray for individuals, weavers guilds, non-profits and universities. Order here.

Silvia’s book, The Making of Modern Tapestry¬† is also available as part of a DVD/Book Bundle. Order¬† here.