Here is my hubbies bike vest.
He has had it for many years. It was second hand when we got it. It's had a lot of wear.
Always worn over his leathers. It became a bit too tight years ago so I cut the sides, hemmed it, put eyelets in and laced a large boot lace through.
you can just see a little bit of the inside colour on the bottom band. It shows how much it has faded.
I fused on some heavy fabric to the inside then heavily free motioned mending style.
It looks very rough but he will get a few more wears out of it.
The collar is so worn out..