Making Ornamental Button Lamps

B2 and I made some button lamps this week. Ma made these to burn when oil was scarce.  This is what we did:

Mummy had cut some squares of cloth and gathered some buttons and raffia

Mummy had cut some squares of cloth and gathered some buttons and raffia

We had to place a button in the middle of the square of fabric

We had to place a button in the middle of the square of fabric

Wrap the fabric around the button

Wrap the fabric around the button and tie it into place using the raffia

And here are the button lamps

And here are the button lamps

I really enjoyed doing these with my sister!