I know my eyes are shut which seems to be a common thing I do on picture taking.
I used Japanese silk to piece the vest with and lined it with vintage kimono silk that I iced dyed. I used washers and little brass connectors from the hardware store for the ties on the front of the vest.
I hand stitched designs on the front and back with black #5 pearle cotton thread.
The pattern has several suggestions to inspire you into making your own pockets. I used some leather on the pocket and the legs.
Now I want to make another pair of pants and design some more pockets.