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(e) Scutching: The removal of woody parts from fibers is scutching. The scutching machine removes the broken sheaves by means of rotating wooden paddles, thus finally releasing the flax fiber from the stalk.
10.3 PRINCIPLES FOR PATTERN DRAFTING: Drafting can be done on ordinary brown paper which should not however be too thin. To obtain an accurate draft, use a sharp pencil, and a ruler for, drawing straight lines. To get the corners at right angles, keep an L scale or set squares ready. Before drafting, it is important to understand the procedures and instructions clearly, and to have practice in drawing a well balanced pattern with smooth curves and straight lines. You must understand the following principles before starting to attempt drafting.