you can make it in different colours and decorate it on your own way it...the project is cheap and all you need is love !;) JK ...your crativity :) and about the blue band ,my mother made it couse I can't do it but i'll learn soon I hope :)
What you'll need...
measure carefuly how much OF streachy tape you need ...when you have sewen it you can camuflage that part so that te sewen work isn't so obvious :)
And you kan live it that way or add some flovers or other decorations to your taste...;)