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Upcoming Broadcasts:

On The Surface #2 (#1506) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

What happens when stencils fall into the hands of a rebel? In the hands of Jamie Fingal, new colors and patterns result to create depth and texture. Learn the Japanese art of marbled dyeing, Suminigashi, with Cheryl Sleboda. Then, break loose with Rebekah Meier as she sprays, paints and pours dyes to create her own fabrics.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Memory-Keeping (#1507) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Live alongside your memories everyday with memory quilts. Tammie Bowser translates a child's drawing into a beautiful art quilt. Using principles of color, scale and design, Leslie Riley selects and customizes a historic family photo and handwritten letter to create a stunning, quilted portrait.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Fabric Fun (#1508) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Create your own fabric and reach beyond cotton for your next project. Artist Rebekah Meier shows fun and easy ways to stitch complex surface design fabrics. Fiber portrait artist Tammie Bowser shows her process for creating photo art by selecting color values. Stretch beyond cotton and learn to sculpture with silk using techniques shared by Roxane Lessa.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Fast and Fun Gifts (#1509) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

The gift you make is always the most appreciated. Using feathers, fibers and jewels, Pearl Krush makes a charming owl quilt. Julie Creus shows how to create a personalized scissor fob to keep track of your favorite scissors or make as a great gift for quilting friends. Then, it is off to the grocery store with a stylish, reusable grocery tote from Kristine Lundblad.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Shows and Exhibitions (#1510) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Quilt shows and exhibitions are like wonderlands for quilters. From the Tokyo Quilt Festival, Luana Rubin shows some amazing miniature quilts and intricate quilted handbags. Quilting friends Leslie Tucker Jenison and Jamie Fingal share insights on entering and curating quilt exhibitions. For those just starting their quilt journey, Kristine Lundblad has a perfect cross quilt project.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Pins and Pinning (#1511) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

There is more to pins and pinning than you think. Amy Ellis covers the facts about all different kinds of pins and tells how and when to use them. Then, Angela Pingel pieces Drunkard's Path blocks using a single pin and makes seams disappear. Really!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

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
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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 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

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

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

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too