This tutorial is coming early as these take a while to make! Last year the ladies on my jewellery making course and I had a go at making some beaded bauble covers and they turned out really well with range of colour combinations used to great effect. However, they are quite time consuming unless you are a swifty pro beader!
Such a beautiful effect and a lovely gift idea. If you would like to buy a kit which includes all instructions, beads, thread and a needle check out the listings over on Damselfly Gemma's Folksy Shop. For just £4.00 you will get everything you need to make a beaded bauble cover like this: