Lightweight breathable waterproof (or resistant) fabrics

I've been looking for some lightweight breathable waterproof (or resistant) fabrics for some lightweight projects I've got in mind. Here are some I've come across:


I've also come across a few sources of down:

Synthetic insulation

Synthetic insulation is also available from ThruHiker in the form of both Primaloft Sport and Climashield APEX.

If you're interested in how these synthetic insulations compare to down the take a look at this thread and this thread on BackpackingLight.

Misc DIY sources

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MYOG Resources

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