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Step by Step Guide: How to Make a Battle Jacket

Step by Step Guide: How to Make a Battle Jacket

1. What is a Battle Jacket? A battle jacket, also known as a battle vest, cut-off, or kutte, is traditionally a denim vest decorated with patches, and sometimes studs & other decor. The battle jacket became mainstream in American biker culture in the 1970s, when bikers would cut the sleeves off of blue Levi’s denim jackets.  So why is it called a battle jacket? Well, its origins…