Vila Cox started her journey in fiber arts at an early age, embroidering pillowcases before she learned to read. After exploring many types of fiber art, she took a weaving class in 1997. She joined the Handweavers Guild of Boise Valley in 1998 and first joined Complex Weavers in 2000.
Vila completed the HGA Certification of Excellence in Weaving in 2008 with a Level II topic of “Multi-Harness Diversified Plain Weave.” She has been involved with several examinations and was one of the examiners in 2022.
She is a production weaver concentrating on weaving baby blankets, towels, napkins, and scarves to sell at local markets in Boise, Idaho, and online. She teaches beginning weaving lessons.