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The Magic of Christmas Block 4

Oh what the heck…let’s do another block already…since I already posted twice today in the last hour!!! Sorry to fill you email box!img_7731Here the story on this block…after it was finished…I thought it still wasn’t finished…so I added something else…directions are for the city version shown below here…if you like the top omit the 4 HST and add 4 more squares….img_7730The Magic of Christmas Block 4 B&W

The Magic of Christmas Block 4 Color

Now don’t get all stressed out!  Just make the one you want!!!

Just a couple of things that have come up in questions…Blocks should measure 6 1/2″ …until they are sewn into the quilt…now they are 6″ finished.

If you have ordered fabrics from us…and we have subbed a few…just use whatever.. as it honestly does not matter what fabric is used in what block.

Please encourage your friends to do this quilt with you…stitch with friends……and get on instagram and post your blocks…#themagicofchristmasquilt

Stitch a block today!!!

LB


31 Responses to “The Magic of Christmas Block 4”


  1. 1 Nancy
    September 7, 2016 at 9:30 am

    Your blocks are lovely. Do you have any hints about keeping red fabric from bleeding into white? Even when I pre wash with vinegar, I get a bit of residual dye sometimes. No, I have not tried your fabric yet.

    • September 7, 2016 at 3:26 pm

      Nancy…I think if you read your comment your answer is in there…you may be pleasantly surprised with the Moda fabrics from Primitive Gatherings….but I do starch wet…let dry…iron and then start cutting…I do not use anything but quilt shop quality fabrics.

  2. 3 Robin
    September 7, 2016 at 9:37 am

    The B&W wants to print on 3 pages for me.

  3. 5 Deb Colson
    September 7, 2016 at 9:48 am

    So glad to see another block posted. I eagerly wait for each one! This is so much fun. Thank you Lisa!!

  4. September 7, 2016 at 10:09 am

    Please save as PDF or something other then jpeg as I am having trouble saving and printing. Thank you and Thank you for taking your time to designs this for us. Merry Christmas!

  5. September 7, 2016 at 10:19 am

    Love these blocks–a little unique from what we normally see, and that provides great visual interest in a 2 color quilt.

  6. 8 Judy
    September 7, 2016 at 10:50 am

    Beautiful. Thanks, Lisa.

  7. 9 Pat DuBois
    September 7, 2016 at 11:17 am

    Trying to keep up! Loving these red blocks… Sent from my iPad

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  8. 10 masonmarlene
    September 7, 2016 at 11:51 am

    Hi Lisa,
    Love block 4. I have lusted over red and white quilts for several years – you are pushing me to make this one and I love it! Thanks for the inspiration and the opportunity.

  9. 11 Camille
    September 7, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    Thank you, I am having fun with the blocks! Could you share the finished size of the quilt? I am thinking I may wish to make extra blocks and the quilt size would give me an idea of how many I may want to add.

  10. 12 Linda Mueller
    September 7, 2016 at 2:21 pm

    Help! I tried to print B & W block 4 (as I had done with the previous three), it was scaled huge and didn’t fit on the page to see all the information. I’m not techie enough to know what to do…

    Sent from my iPad

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  11. September 7, 2016 at 3:27 pm

    I am loving these blocks, thank you, Lisa! I usually do not stitch with small pieces so it has been a good challenge for me. I am doing one set with your “country” kit, and a second set out of my scrap baskets.

  12. 15 Marian Soat
    September 7, 2016 at 4:06 pm

    What would be the size of the middle section if one (who is not very good at itty bitty) would make it one solid block? Hope I would not be considered a renegade. Marian

  13. 18 Gael Phillips
    September 7, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    Lisa ! LOve the quilt pattern, trying to keep up . I have blocks 1,3,4 but can’t seem to locate block 2, can you help Please ?

  14. 20 Marci
    September 7, 2016 at 7:19 pm

    This is such a novice question that I hate to ask it, but I’m new to quilting so there ya go. I am on Block 3 and do not know how to align triangle pieces of varying sizes to end up with the properly sized piece. Take the top G/A/G piece of Block 3. How should I line up the two G pieces to A to sew them properly. Anyone who can help I would really appreciate it. I’m not even sure how I got the first two block done, but I somehow figured those out. Whew! However . . . I love a good challenge. 🙂

  15. 22 kshackabq
    September 7, 2016 at 10:13 pm

    Oh, I love the 4 hst’s in the city block. You have such a good eye, Lisa. Thank you for this quilt along!

  16. 23 Debra
    September 8, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    ohhhh you’re pulling me in!

  17. 24 Patti Zimmerman
    September 11, 2016 at 8:38 pm

    This is definitely out of my comfort zone, ( all the small pieces), but I am happy with what I have accomplished so far… Would post a pic if I knew how!

  18. 25 Claire
    September 11, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    Thank you! Love the new block. It will be worth the challenge 🙂

  19. 26 Marci
    September 12, 2016 at 4:44 pm

    I just finished Block 4. I thought it was going to be my least favorite because it was more complex and I’m so new to quilting. Instead it’s my FAVORITE of all of them so far! My square doesn’t look as good as Lisa’s, but I came close enough and am absolutely thrilled. I am learning so much. Now when I make HSTs and Flying Geese, I am confident and just go for it! Who would have thought? Thank you Lisa from the bottom of my heart. I can’t wait to see the next block!

  20. 27 Sukochi
    September 13, 2016 at 12:15 pm

    When will we see Block 5?

  21. 28 wilma serrao
    September 25, 2016 at 10:11 am

    hi Lisa
    Thank you for this BOM. I love the idea of having a quilt for Christmas ready. I would like to ask you if you use a scant quarter as my first block is not lining up. This is my first project from you. I did buy the magazine and congratulations for being on the cover.

  22. 29 Ruth Newman
    November 22, 2016 at 12:47 am

    I love The magic of Christmas blocks the last ones I have are 16 and 17 is there any more current?

  23. 30 Linda B
    December 10, 2016 at 5:16 am

    Ok, here goes, I am late to start on these, as, I am not exactly new to quilting, just new to cutting the triangles etc. I have several squares done and love them. I am, however, having issue with #4! I cant seem to get the flying geese to fly! lol Am I doing something wrong? I didn’t have trouble with my other squares…(I am not going in order). I line up the bottom of the middle to the side of the sides. first one is fine, second side is never even with top. what am I doing wrong?

  24. 31 Katina Ungerman
    December 10, 2016 at 7:55 pm

    So made block 10..it measures 7 1/2…x 7 1/2..what did I do wrong?


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