This is such a good fabric stash buster project. All you need to make these DIY Thread Wrapped Fabric Beads are fabric and thread. Make the balls into beads, button, pins, art etc… This Tutorial can be found.
(from the Encyclo-BEADia) Shape Chart - Gemstone, Coral and Pearl Beads
Paper bead shapes – can be used for miniature furniture legs (instead of woodturning to add shapes). Perhaps roll the paper onto a toothpick or wood skewer (and leave it in place) for additional strength