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Doll Fashion Studio, Part 2 (#2623) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Little girl's gifts in minutes-sew simple 18" doll outfits for all occasions. Nancy and designer Joan Hinds create adorable doll clothes that are easy to sew and incorporate fast closures for little fingers. Learn to make impressive special occasion clothing including a fairy princess dress, a cheerleader outfit, a snowy day ensemble, and a sweetheart dress. Sew gathers, sweet necklines, easy hems, fancy trim, and more.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, May 27, 2015 -- 2:00pm

Sew Knits with Confidence, Part 1 (#2624) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Build your confidence and learn easy techniques to sew and embellish stylish new knits. Knit fashions are in vogue and Nancy provides up-to-the-minute sewing tips to make them quickly. Learn about the vast array of knits, smart pattern choices, great tools, and easy techniques for seams, elastics, necklines, hems, zippers, embellishments, and lots more. From simple ribbing to ruffly accents, you'll learn the basics from an expert.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, May 27, 2015 -- 2:30pm

Sew Knits with Confidence, Part 2 (#2625) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Upstyle your wardrobe by sewing fashionable new knits-Nancy shows you how. Learn easy techniques to add finishing touches to knits-ruffles, flounces, embroidery, floral embellishments, and more. Nancy teaches creative techniques to accent knits, plus she features several new knit projects designed to make for yourself or as gifts-a flouncy tee, texting gloves, a T-shirt makeover, and more.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 3, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Circles Sew Simple (#2626) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sewing in circles? Create intriguing projects with a little circle magic and some free-spirited designs. Join Nancy and guest Donna Fenske as they stitch quilts with head-turning simple circle techniques. Learn to make a Scrappy Orange Peel quilt-no tedious backing and binding-a Crazy for Circles quilt with chic circle appliques, a Wedding Ring quilt stitched in circles, and more. Express yourself using these momentous new circle concepts!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 3, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Sew Big Quilt Blocks, Part 1 (#2701) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Make big quilts that are easy to piece, yet have great designer impact. Nancy and quilt designer Debbie Bowles use 18" blocks to make large quilts using ideas from Debbie's versatile BQ pattern designs. Basic cutting and assembly are combined with creative variations such as a T-shirt quilt, cut-up panels, combining 9" and 18" blocks with style, and more.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 10, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Sew Big Quilt Blocks, Part 2 (#2702) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Use large prints to make spectacular contemporary quilts. Quilt designer Debbie Bowles joins Nancy to make magnificent quilt blocks with large print fabric squares plus angled side blocks. Fussy-cutting, one-way design, and large print block know-how are among the techniques used, in addition to ideas from Debbie's BQ3 pattern designs.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 10, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 1 (#2703) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Frame your quilt with beautiful borders that are not only artistic, but "fearless." Nancy addresses basic border options with ideas for cutting, mitering, working with odd angles, flanges, and cornerstones. She includes pieced border techniques that are simple, yet inspiring, such as piano key, scrappy checkerboard, and 4-patch.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 17, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 2 (#2704) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Finish up those stashed quilts with simple layering and quilting techniques and...no stress. Nancy takes the "ouch" out of finishing quilt tops-fearless and fun! Start by layering and pinning (or fusing) , then learn easy no-fear quilting options, basic to creative, and all done on your sewing machine-no hand sewing. Quilt layers by stitching in the ditch, "decorative tie" stitches, or fearless stippling.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 17, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 1 (#2601) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Design smart and innovative bags by making easy changes to your pattern. Add a strap variation, work with a palette of fat quarters, use gathers and ruching accents for piping, plus more. You'll learn ways to make a bag with panache for a fraction of the cost of a designer bag.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 24, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 2 (#2602) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Use savvy techniques for both decorative and functional changes to your bag patterns. Tweak your bag patterns to make them more innovative. Learn a smocking technique achieved with yo-yo makers, add a secure zipper closure to an open-top tote, change your bag into a backpack, or add a drawcord top to your tote. Make any of these unique changes for a new look to your bags and totes.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 24, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Knock Out Knits, Part 1 (#2707) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Use a little creativity to make stylish changes to a basic knit T-shirt. Donna Fenske, guest designer, and Nancy create easy knit ruffles using several different methods to gather and finish them. They accent tees using ruffles terraced on the yoke, down the front, and to complement a round or V-neckline. These clever ruffle variations produce "knock out" T-shirt fashions that are simple to sew, and easy on your budget.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 1, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Knock Out Knits, Part 2 (#2708) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn to make trendy flounces, ruffles, and pleats to update a basic tee. Light as a feather flounces created with circles, soft graceful ruffled strips, and easy retro pleats are among the flattering variations used to create upscale T-shirt fashions. Nancy and Designer Donna Fenske make stylish tees with ease using updated techniques, a little effort, and a lot of creative know-how.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 1, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 1 (#2709) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sew easy scarves with amazing style using one yard or less fabric. Finish the edges of a fashionable "O" Sew Easy pattern, create double layer bias scarves, or add the latest pendants and jewels to scarves for smart and chic creations. Learn easy sewing techniques and creative draping ideas.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 2 (#2710) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Use a little fabric and some creativity for instant success making these fashionable scarves. Create flirty textured scarves in a matter of minutes using a few knots and a little sewing. This program features Knot Your Average Scarf, 20-Minute Scarf, S-Curve Scarf, Flirty Scarf, and All Knotted Up Scarf-as easy as it gets! Learn new and innovative techniques that are perfect for scarves.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 3 (#2711) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Sewing ideas for scarves abound in this program with a potpourri of amazing techniques. Nancy shows her infamous wrapped corner, elastic thread shirring options, embroidery, fringing, and more. Create easy scarves such as the Loop and Tuck, Fringed Folly, and Embroidered Elegance that are chic, stylish, and fun to wear!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Applique-Large & Small, Part 1 (#2712) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Create carefree curved designs without ever cutting a curve! Nancy takes the stress out of piecing traditional quilt designs such as the Drunkard's Path, Blackbird Pie, and Mill Wheel quilt blocks. Learn the secret that eliminates concave and convex curves as you create easy quilt projects.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Applique-Large & Small, Part 2 (#2713) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Make traditional to super-sized quilt blocks with easy carefree curves. Tedious quilting methods are a thing of the past! Nancy gives a facelift to timely quilt block designs like Hearts and Gizzards, Fan, and Wagon Wheel Blocks. Learn unconventional yet simple techniques for quilting curves, plus options for making big, dynamic quilt blocks.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 1 (#2714) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Create carefree curved designs without ever cutting a curve! Nancy takes the stress out of piecing traditional quilt block designs such as the Drunkard's Path, Blackbird Pie, and Mill Wheel. Learn the secret that eliminates concave and convex curves as you create easy quilt projects.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 2 (#2715) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Make traditional to super-sized quilt blocks with easy carefree curves. Tedious quilting methods are a thing of the past! Nancy gives a facelift to timely quilt block designs such as Hearts and Gizzards, Fan, and Wagon Wheel. Learn unconventional yet simple techniques for quilting curves, plus options for making big, dynamic quilt blocks.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Handbags 2-Designer Knockoffs, Part 1 (#2716) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Love the look of designer bags, but hate the price? Embroider a "knockoff" bag for less. Tame the trickiest tasks of stitching a designer handbag using sewing and embroidery tips from Nancy and embroidery specialist Eileen Roche. Learn how to add grommets for function and flair. Take sewing handbags to a new level.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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KQED 9
Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

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Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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KQED Life
Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189

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KQED World
Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190

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V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

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KQED Kids
Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

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