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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Grab Bag (#1609) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Enjoy a grab bag of innovative techniques. Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum shows how to use stickers and textile paint to add text to her quilts. Rebekah Meier's Confetti Zipper Bag is a great way to use up special threads, yarns and fabric bits. Jane LaFazio makes hand-felted soaps for lovely and useful gifts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Hot Stuff (#1610) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

It's all about hot stuff with fusing, shrinking and foiling. Joan Shay shows how to make a gorgeous 3-D butterfly using fusible applique. Liz Kettle uses heat shrinking thread for fabulous textural effects. Susan Brubaker Knapp creates bold metallic designs on fabric with iron-on foils.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Applique Three Ways (#1611) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

The term "applique" refers to adding shapes on the surface of a quilt. Explore three different ways to applique. Sue Spargo appliques wool and embroiders it to make a beautiful needle case. Becky Campbell demonstrates an innovative method for fusible applique. Susan Brubaker Knapp gives tips for making bias strips for stems and vines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Repurposing (#1612) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Repurposing makes beautiful new things out of the old. Lynn Krawczyk shows how to recycle old quilt blocks using surface design techniques. Trish Bowman creates a beautiful memory quilt with vintage silk neckties. Nysha Oren Nelson alters a wooden box and uses it to beautifully display intricately quilted pieces.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Inspired by a Photo (#1613) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

While on a trip to the East coast, California quilt artist Jane LaFazio was inspired by a plant she had never seen before. She photographed it and then used the photo to inspire an artful quilt. Artist Pat Pauly shares ways to use photos to help jumpstart her abstract designs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Stitching, Two Ways (#1701H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Stitches make the statement. Artist Lea McComas, uses stitches like paint to tell a compelling story. Art quilter Laura Wasilowski enhances quilts with free-stitched embroideries to create a narrative of her joyful life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

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

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

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

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.