Upcoming Broadcasts:

Cubbyholes (#2401) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG

Simple construction of these "cubbyhole" blocks makes a great study of lights and darks. Mary and Marianne stress cutting accuracy and a consistent quarter inch seam for the success of creating this pattern.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 2:00pm

Random Acts of Happy (#2402) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG

This modern version of an antique "crazy quilt" is sure to inspire. Update the color palette and fall in love with the simplicity and freedom of crazy quilting.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Flower Power Table Runner (#2403) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG

Grandmother's Flower Garden is a very traditional pattern that many of us dream about tackling someday. Mary will be joined by Eleanor Burns in this episode to present her approach to hexagons and triangles to make the fabulous Flower Power Table Runner.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 7, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Double Stars (#2404) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG

Repetition creates a secondary design when two sizes of the same quilt block are combined to create the Double Stars. Mary Fons is joined by Jodi Davis is this episode to show you the basics of creating the 8-point star block.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 14, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Neapolitan (#2405) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG

Block Exchanges, what are they? How do I organize one? What kinds of things should you consider? Mary Fons and Liz Porter will guide you through all the considerations and details required to set up a successful block exchange program.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 21, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Machine Quilting (#2406) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG

Mary's guest Angela Huffman will show you how a simple piece of plastic will take your quilts from plain to Blue ribbon ready. Demonstrations include straight line channel quilting, the selection and use of rulers and templates, and how to create spaces on your quilt top for fabulous motifs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 28, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 9/29 1am-6am: planned KQET/DT25 outage

      (DT25-1 through DT25-3) Late Wed/early Thurs 9/29 1am, the KQET DT25 transmitter will be turned off for maintenance and electrical upgrades. The plan is that the signal should be restored at approximately 6am. Most Over the Air TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter is turned back on. However, a few viewers may […]

    • early Mon 9/26: planned KQEH/DT54 Over the Air outage

      UPDATE: This morning’s maintenance took place at 8:36am, with the signal restored at 8:45am. (DT54-1 through DT54-5) At some point early Monday morning Sept 26th (before 9am), the KQEH transmitter will be turned off for about 10 minutes for maintenance. Because of the short duration, most TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter […]

    • early Tues 9/13: KQEH DT54 (KQED Plus) planned overnight outage

      UPDATE: power was restored at 6:45am Tuesday. Most TVs will restore the channels automatically, but a few viewers may need to do a rescan. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – (DT54-1 through 54-5) late Monday/early Tuesday 9/13 The DT54 Over the Air signal will be […]

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

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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Channel 54.3
Wave 157

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KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

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