Upcoming Broadcasts:

Lace In Fashion (#308) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Try out a new fabric trend--sewing with lace. Learn about different kinds of lace and how to use them to add interest to basic garments.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Collar Options (#309) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Details make the difference. Give any garment a whole new look by changing the collar. Learn about various collar options and how to apply them.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Handicap Dressing - Each of Our Needs Is Different (#310) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

No journey is the same. We all have different needs along the way. Learn how to design and sew to accommodate physical differences.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Off-The-Rack Sewing (#311) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Take a detour on your sewing journey and learn off-the-rack sewing techniques like welt pockets, pleats and specialty sleeve insertion.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 24, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Lining Vs. Interfacing and Seam Finishing (#312) Duration: 28:23 STEREO TVG

It what's underneath the hood that counts. Or in the case of garments, it's the lining and/or interfacing. Learn the difference along with seam finishing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

    • 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.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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, 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



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)
54.4, 25.3
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at



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

KQED World

KQED World

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