This one-day class focuses on the basics of longarm quilting, which is the key to beautiful quilting designs. The class will also cover longarm creativity and design confidence. Mad B’s will provide access to an Innova M20 or M24 Longarm Quilting Machine for use during the class. Students are not required to own a longarm quilting machine in order to take this class. Topics covered include • The basic care and maintenance of the longarm quilting machine. • How to load your quilt onto the machine. • How to keep the quilt straight. • Managing the tension of the quilt. • Basic Longarm Supplies, such as Threads, Needles, Batting, Stencils and rulers. • Design Plans. • Marking quilt tops safely. • How to develop muscle memory. NOTE: This class is a prerequisite to all other longarm classes offered by Mad B’s.