I really like headbands and wanted to buy another one. I remembered the one in my bathroom and decided I would give it a new look!
I took off the fabric and was left with a plain, empty headband. The bonus was it still had sticky tape on it for me to add new fabric to.
Headband after I took off the fabric end clasps (keeping the fabric connected on the ends). Not awful, but I didn't like the loose fabric.
Finished product! It was nice to have a surface of double sided tape used by the previous fabric to allow the new fabric to stick to the front. I used a hot glue gun for the underside. I folded it under and used a small amount of glue. It doesn't look awful, but you could always add some ribbon or trim to cover the fabric fold (like many store bought headbands have - take a look).
During the summer with hot and humid heat, I wear my hair up a lot! A headband is a perfect way for me to feel like I did "something" to my hair.