Upcoming Broadcasts:

Let's Try It! (#1512) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Dive below the surface and explore something new. With fabric fragments, transferred images and text, Lesley Riley creates a charming fabric book. Contemporary quilter Angela Pingel shares a quick technique for making quilts and pillows with scrappy backgrounds and raw edge applique. Susan Brubaker Knapp adds shimmer and a little bling to her colorful art quilts with sparkly film and fibers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 19, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

A Little of This, A Little of That (#1513) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Through a wide variety of projects, explore the latest trends in contemporary quilting. Sue Spargo shares some basic handwork techniques for wool applique, which is all the rage. Teri Tope creates a large-size insulated bottle tote for the quilter on the go or to give as a gift. Then, step out for the evening in a luscious, sculptured velvet beaded cuff Liz Kettle creates with just a few stitches.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Design and Stitch (#1601) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Tiny lines add depth and character. Improvisational quilt artist Pat Pauly shows how to add a linear quality to quilt designs by including beautifully pieced thin lines. Art quilter Nysha Oren Nelson designs a double-sided quilt with two different points of view, as he creates one on each side.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 2, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Let's Take It Slow (#1602) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Let's take it slow. Lynn Krawczyk explores artful wool felt color studies with hand stitching. Mark Lipinski, who is at the forefront of the "Slow Stitching Movement", explains the philosophy of the movement, and why it is important to slow down when quilting.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 9, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Beads and Sequins (#1603) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Beads add color, dimension and sparkle to handwork and quilts. Catherine Redford demonstrates how to make fancy beaded edges on a pin cushion. Jane LaFazio shows how to make small hand-stitched works of art with lots of beads and sequins. Learn from Susan Brubaker Knapp about how to machine stitch strings of beads on to quilts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 16, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Color It Beautifully (#1604) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

The colors chosen reflect the inner artist. Nysha Oren Nelson shows how applying color after stitching highlights the quilting and the dimension of designs. Artist Desiree Habicht demonstrates techniques for blending and layering colors with colored pencils. Julia Wood prepares hexagon motifs for hand and machine applique.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 23, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

The Artistic Touch (#1605) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Artists love to experiment with various mediums. Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum creates reusable silkscreens with organza and iron-on vinyl. Textile artist Cecile Whatman demonstrates a multitude of techniques while making background fabric for an art quilt with non-traditional media.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 30, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 – 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

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

KQED DTV Channels



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

All HD programs



Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

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

Quality children's programming parents love too