I always have been narrowing the waist of the pants I buy, cause I have narrow waist and wide hips. The result wasn't always the best, usually depending on the fabric or how long my top was going to cover up the waistband... Now I believe I've got it! See if the waistband is one piece, there's no guide-seam to follow or an easy way to add darts if needed. I hope I'll help you guys. It worked for me!
PS: sorry for my english, I did my best!

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    Feb 25, 2010, 07.43 PMby zumurruda

    Thank you so much for this how to!! I’ve been able to fix three pairs of jeans this way and now i can finally wear them without having them start sliding down and they don’t even look like i tampered with them in any way!

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      Feb 28, 2010, 09.48 PMby bohemiannow

      I’m so happy I helped!

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    Aug 3, 2009, 12.36 PMby montanasdawn

    Hi Bohemiannow, I love the way you explained this, and your work made this waistband look much better than it originally did! Now, how do you widen a waistband? I am very short-waisted and nothing fits! Thanks!

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    Jul 27, 2009, 05.51 PMby mmmrphs

    Thank you! I will have to give this a go. I have wide hips too.

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