I am trying to curve the outline but I could not figure it out,Tried to watch different videos but I could not achieve the desired result, Can someone help me please?

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I am not sure what tools to use to achieve the cushion shape.

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If your not so fine quality CAD program screenshot shows the method you are going to use to get the right 3D form and you only wanted that someone tells the right planar outline curve, I'd say: You will not get it, it does not exist. The 3D form is much more complex than what's possible to make by extruding.

You must widen your 3D geometry definition tool range to contain also lofting, rail sweeping and boolean operations like add, subtract and intersect. That's the minimum.

The ultimate 3D modelling method is freeform sculpting. It's available for example in Blender. It's not common in CAD programs because it's based on subdivision 3D modelling, which differs radically from what's common in CAD programs. But Solidworks advertises it as an option. It probably must be purchased or rented separately - not sure, because Solidworks is out of my reach. See this: https://www.solidworks.com/product/3d-sculptor.

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