Anne Field has been spinning and weaving since 1962, and for the last 25 years has been teaching regularly in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States. Her work has been entered in many exhibitions, both in New Zealand and overseas. As an international teacher, weaver, spinner and writer, her work has done much to promote New Zealand fibre craft abroad. Anne's published books include Weaving with the Rigid Heddle Loom (1980), The Four-shaft Table Loom (1986), The Ashford Book of Spinning (1986), The Ashford Book of Weaving (1991), Collapse Weave (2008) and Devore (2009). She has sold 67, 000 books. Anne has her studio in the Arts Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she works on her 16-shaft AVL, computer-assisted loom. The studio has weaving and pottery for sale and visitors are always welcome.