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Free-Motion Quilting 1-2-3, Part 2 (#3106H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn techniques to abolish the intimidation of free-motion quilting. Nancy and guest, author Lori Kennedy, show how sketching before stitching builds muscle memory. See how easy it is to make the basic leaf, the elegant feathered leaf, whimsical schools of fish, and a fleet of sailboats.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Strip-By-Strip Patchwork Quilts, Part 1 (#3107H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Variegated fabrics and simple-to-stitch fabric strips known as strata, give these quilt designs great visual interest. Great as stash busting projects, Nancy and quilt designer, Donna Fenske, show you techniques to transform fabric strips into beautiful quilts to decorate your home.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Strip-By-Strip Patchwork Quilts, Part 2 (#3108H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Nancy and quilt designer, Donna Fenske, explore the use of color and design to achieve a rich depth of tone and dimension by using fabric strips to construct quilt blocks. Learn how fabric and block dimension changes produce an entirely new look. Projects include Jeweled Illusion and Tumbling Leaves table runners, and the Fractured Sunlight quilt.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Sewing Today's Fashion Trends-Tunics (#3109H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Make your own fashion statement when you stitch this stylish and versatile knit tunic with Nancy's expert guidance and helpful sewing hints. Nancy walks you step-by-step through the sewing process, showing that knit sewing is enjoyable and easy. Learn how simple tools and notions streamline the stitching process of collars, sleeves, and seams.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Sew Smart-A Three Season Jacket (#3110H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

If it's been awhile since you stitched a jacket, take the easy approach and create a swing-style jacket made from comfortable, yet fashionable knit. Nancy returns to her sewing roots sharing timesaving sewing tips while creating a stylish jacket with two collar options and sleeve lengths. Learn updated sewing techniques for Ponte knit, a fabric that stitches like a woven, but drapes like a knit.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Doll Costume Dress Up, Part 2 (#2812) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Nurture imaginative play with little ones-make doll costumes for them to envision their dreams! Attend a make believe rodeo, jump tall buildings in a single bound, become a mod-style witch, or try a bug's life with these 18" doll costumes. Guest Joan Hinds uses a minimum of pattern pieces in her easy-to-sew designs. Nancy and Joan sew doll costumes from unique fabrics and include a variety of techniques.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers, Part 1 (#3111H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

If you have volumes of fabric scraps, let quilting professional, Judy Gauthier and Nancy show you how to sort your fabric stash into useable pieces. This process is eye-opening; you'll learn that you have all the fabric you need right at your fingertips to create beautiful scrap quilts. Plus learn quilting tips for three clever quilt designs.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

All Occasion Fabric Wraps, Part 1 (#2813) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Wrap it up in style-make easy-to-sew fabric wraps to accessorize your wardrobe . Nancy and guest Mary Mulari present quick to sew coverups for elegant evenings, travel, to the beach, and more. They start with clever and useful ways to wear classic shawls, and ways to keep them in place. Nancy and Mary then demonstrate how to make unique wrap shapes that are easy to cut out and sew or serge.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers, Part 2 (#3112H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Many quilters have a variety of fabric scraps that don't seem to coordinate together. Nancy's guest, Judy Gauthier, introduces viewers to a system of making scrap quilts that incorporates all sizes, shapes, and prints. Learn the "spacing" technique of separating colorful fabrics to keep them from fighting and how to sort fabrics by intensity for best results. Three unique quilt designs featured.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

All Occasion Fabric Wraps, Part 2 (#2814) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Enhance your wardrobe with fun fabric wraps made easily with casual clothing. Transform specialty fabrics and clothing into fabulous fabric wraps with the help of Nancy and designer Mary Mulari. See the magical morphing of a sweatshirt and necktie into a casual wrap designed by Mary. These cozy wraps, both practical and stylish, are a great gift or personal wardrobe accessory.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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

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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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