Have you ever seen a contour gauge? It's like a metal comb, used to capture the silhouette of shaped objects. Best place to find this: local mom and pop hardware stores.
DesignTex, and made from 100% recycled fibers? This fabric comes in a lot of yummy colors; click the link to see them, and while you're there, read about this company's mission and products.
|See how substantial this fabric is? Yet it was like butter to sew.|
|These pillows are 26x26 with oversize 100% down inserts|
On the subject of fab fabric, this ikat silk made up into scrumptious flat romans.