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Every Picture Tells A Story (#1807H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Every picture tells a story. Quilt artist Wendy Butler Berns captures the world in photographs and transforms them into brilliant quilts. Using a simple spiral shape, collage artist Susan Carlson combines solids, sheers and sparkles to create a bright, dynamic design.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 2:30pm

Go Big Or Go Home (#1801H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Enlarge a design to express its importance. Quilt artist Cathy Wiggins creates whole cloth quilts with leather. Susan Carlson tells how she made a large and ferocious collage in the life-size image of a 20-foot crocodile. Mixed media artist Jane Davila creates printing blocks and shares tips for planning motif repeats.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Celebrate The Artist Within (#2001H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Quilting Arts. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp presents a retrospective featuring the artists, past and present, who express and advance the quilting arts. Collage artist Leni Wiener creates quilted portraits with applique. Sarah Ann Smith and Susan Brubaker Knapp share their paths to becoming professional quilt artists.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Accessorize (#1802H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Artful accessories make a bold fashion statement. Long-arm quilter Renae Haddadin makes her statement with a trendy quilted bag. Surface designer Melissa Averinos works in 3-D to create a charming yo-yo brooch and other accessories.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Feline Fever (#2002H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Find inspiration close to home in cat companions. Fiber artist Laurie Russman celebrates her furry friends through intricate pet portraits. Quilt designer Cathie Hoover uses double-reverse applique to create a small quilt inspired by an ancient cave drawing.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 4:30pm Remind me

What Color Is Your Garden? (#1803H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Bright colors create excitement and make an impression that lingers. Improvisational quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe creates dynamic floral designs as she shows how to piece Y-Seams. Fiber artist Lea McComas evaluates and chooses colors based on value.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Celebrating Sheers (#2003H) Duration: 28:01 STEREO TVG

Sheer fabrics open up new design opportunities. Textile artist Lisa Walton paints, cuts and folds sheer organza to make origami designs. Printmaker Martha Wolfe celebrates the time-honored Korean art of pojagi with printed and painted organza she sews with flat-felled seams.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 4, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Culture In Cloth (#2004H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Transferring art images from one medium to another expresses old cultures in new ways. Art quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum translates ancient Norse sagas into story quilts. Quiltmaker Pepper Cory celebrates Far East culture with patchwork and sashiko to create wrapping cloths called furoshiki.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 11, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

A Sense of Place (#2005H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Celebrate perspective and places. Art historian and quilter Timna Tarr takes a bird's eye view and uses today's technology to illustrate the world in quilts. Textile artist Ann Loveless celebrates the seashore by combining fabrics, fibers and free motion techniques into a small art quilt.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

The Embellished Stitch (#1804H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

In the hands of the artist, the simple stitch creates bold designs. Long arm quilter Nancy Wick combines fabrics and fibers with a straight stitch to make wearable textiles. Art quilter Laura Wasilowski turns a simple sketch into colorful, textured embroidery. Susan Brubaker Knapp shows how to create even machine stitches.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 21, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Tech Tricks (#2006H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Combine traditional art forms, creative energy and today's technology for more creative opportunities. Art quilter Sherry Kleinman uses photos and apps on her electronic tablet to create new quilting fabric. Quilter Laurie Russman uses a variety of apps to transform her favorite photos into colorful fiber art with pens, ink and free-motion stitching.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Portrait Quilts (#1805H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Today's quilt artists use applique to create compelling portraits. Textile artist Esterita Austin designs beautiful portraits with fabric and paints. Art quilter Vivika DeNegre incorporates her love of friends and family into her portrait quilts. Susan Brubaker Knapp has some tips for adjusting tension on your machine.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 28, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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!

    • 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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(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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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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