613Re: Traveling with Embroidery
- Jul 6, 2004Hilary wrote:
>Has anyone flown lately with embroidery tools?I haven't flown since Christmas, but at that time i went with my
>I've got a 6-hr plane ride looming - my first since 9/11 - and am not
>sure where to turn to find out about the rules on on-board handwork....
whole needle book - no huge honkin' needles, but quite a few and in a
range of sizes - with no problem.
I wore one of those Clover thread cutters on a ribbon around my neck
- took it off and put it in the little bowl along with my watch when
going through the metal detector - so it was in plain sight - with no
And i embroidered on the plane with no problems, well, other than the
terrible light on planes - next time i'm bringing a clip-on light.
If you're going out of the US, there may be different rules. Besides
what the TSA says, airlines can make stricter rules.
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