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Victoria Martinez azaro

I am Victoria Martinez Azaro AKA La creative mama, fashion designer, educator, natural dyer, writer, illustrator and creative all around 🙂

I want to share with you how I was able use my fashion design background and turn it into the most amazing creative outlet that has allowed me to find joy and excitement in my every day life and enjoy lots of fun times with my kids.

How to make socks – FREE sock pattern

How to make socks – FREE sock pattern

Hi Creative Mamas! I want t o share with you a super easy and fun way that will show you how to make your own socks! If you want to have fun and original looking socks this tutorial is for you! Home made socks are the best gift to make for family members and friends....

How to make a baby pillow cover tutorial

How to make a baby pillow cover tutorial

Hi Creative Mamas! I am so happy to share with you this super cute baby pillow tutorial which is made out of fabric scraps. It's a great gift for a baby shower and a beautiful addition to any nursery. This nursery pillow is quite quick to make and a great was to make...

How to sew a quilted pillow cover for girls

How to sew a quilted pillow cover for girls

Hi Creative Mamas! Have you ever sewn a quilted pillow your kids' rooms? I started making my own embroidered pillows, applique pillow, nursery baby pillows and then moved onto quilted pillows to decorate every room of our house. In this post I will show you how to...

Hand embroidered pillow that your kids will love

Hand embroidered pillow that your kids will love

Hi Creative Mamas! I am super happy to share with you how to make a cute beautiful embroidered pillow that your kids will love. I have made all my kids pillows like the one in this tutorial and they have been used, loved and kept over the years. How to make an...

How to turn fabric collage into a fabric journal

How to turn fabric collage into a fabric journal

Hi Creative Mamas! In this post I will share with you the wonderful work produced by a group of very talented students of mine. We worked together as a group exploring fabric collage techniques as a way to express our creativity, tell our life stories and celebrate...

How to make an easy quilted pillow cover

How to make an easy quilted pillow cover

Hi Creative Mamas! Welcome to my super easy and quick way to make a quilted pillow cover! In this tutorial I will show you a step by step method so that you can transform any fabric collage, mini quilt or applique work into a fabulous quilted pillow cover. This...

How to make a fabric book cover

How to make a fabric book cover

How do you make a fabric book cover? Hi Creative Mamas! I want to share with you a great handmade gift idea that you can easily make through upcycling fabric scraps, re purposing old clothes and using your naturally dyed fabrics. In this post I will show you how to...

How to make a quiet book (Free Patterns)

How to make a quiet book (Free Patterns)

Hi Creative Mamas! I am super thrilled to share with you how to make a quiet book! This quiet book is very close to my heart because its a recreation of the book I used to play with when I was little. When I was a child, I used to draw my own dolls. I used to give...

How to make a fabric book using upcycled fabric

How to make a fabric book using upcycled fabric

Hi Creative Mamas! I am so keen to share with you how to make a fabric book! Up cycling fabric and old clothes into beautiful handmade gifts is my absolute favorite! There is something very special about creating possibilities of new lives and new uses for worn out...

How to make a hair clip holder with fabric applique

How to make a hair clip holder with fabric applique

Hi Creative Mamas! I am super excited to share with you how to make a hair clip holder with fabric applique. Sorting out through my daughter's hair clips, bows and hair bands it's something that is getting quite tricky at the moment. As she grows up her room is filled...

How to make an envelope pillow cover Tutorial

How to make an envelope pillow cover Tutorial

Hi Creative Mamas! There are so many tutorials in this blog about creative sewing projects such as mini quilts, applique, embroidery and little fabric projects. There are also many amazing tutorials to dye your own fabrics and create beautiful colors and texture...

How to make a quilt as you go log cabin quilt

How to make a quilt as you go log cabin quilt

Hi Creative Mamas! I am super excited to share with you a great quilting technique called quilt as you go which I love and the one that I use the most within my quilting practice. I love how easy it is, I love that I don't need to worry about the batting at the end of...

Easy & Quick DIY Face Masks Tutorials

Easy & Quick DIY Face Masks Tutorials

Hi Creative Mamas! Over the last few months I have been answering lots and lots of questions in regards to face masks. Friends, family and colleagues want easy and quick DIY face mask tutorials, they also want to know which is the best pattern to use when making a DIY...

How to make an embroidered tea cozy

How to make an embroidered tea cozy

Hi Creative Mamas! I can’t wait to share with you how to make a beautiful embroidered tea cozy that will become the center of attention in all your future tea parties! Call me old fashion, but there is nothing that I love more than to host an afternoon tea with lots...

How to make a simple quilt in one day

How to make a simple quilt in one day

A simple quilt in one day... really? “This post may contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using the links.” Hi Creative Mamas! I am so excited to show you how I make a little simple quilt in...

How to make a fast and easy fabric flower

How to make a fast and easy fabric flower

DIY Fabric Flower Hi Creative Mamas! I am so excited to share with you how to make a fabric flower using scraps of fabric that you may have from other projects 🙂 This is the perfect fast and easy DIY project to do with your kids during a rainy afternoon.  In this...

How to make a fabric face mask

How to make a fabric face mask

DIY fabric face mask using materials you have at home Hi Creative Mamas, teachers, aunties, grandmas. I am doing my bit as a creative soul to try and help in these tricky times that we are in. My children are becoming increasingly anxious and worried about the Covid...

How to make a plushie {great baby gift}

How to make a plushie {great baby gift}

How to make a plushie (without a sewing machine) Hi Creative Mamas! Have you ever wanted to make your own toys for your kids or as a gift to a special little one? Toys that are made with love, toys that are made with eco friendly and sustainable materials, toys that...

How to make handmade gifts (with simple patterns)

How to make handmade gifts (with simple patterns)

How to make a handmade gift for a newborn baby Hi Creative Mamas! I am so excited to show you how you can make the most amazing gifts from the heart using simple patterns. When a baby is born, or a child has a birthday or a friend has a baby shower you may want to...

How to sew a button the easy way

How to sew a button the easy way

Hi Creative Mamas! I am so excited to show you the easiest way to sew a button that will will not fall and will stay on your kids shirts and pants regardless of how hard they pull on it. Buttons are great but when they fall its a nightmare. If you are anything like me...