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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.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 21, 2018 -- 4:30pm 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 9: Sun, Jun 24, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Paint and Stitch (#1702H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Set the tone by blending paint with stitches. Stories from long ago inspire artist Desiree Habicht to paint and quilt fabric to resemble vintage tiles. With a little thread play, contemporary artist Andrea Brokenshire adds realism to a lily on painted silk.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 28, 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 9: Sun, Jul 1, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

You Can't Resist This! (#1703H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Have you reached a creative plateau? Try something new. Fiber artist Enid Weichselbaum designs colorful motifs using glue as a dye resist. Julie Booth paints with dishwashing liquid to create galaxies of colorful designs on a variety of fabrics.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 5, 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 9: Sun, Jul 8, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Making Your Mark (#1704H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

When you find your style, make your mark. Artist Lynn Krawczyk goes beyond the quilt to create a high-impact graffiti floor mat. Cyndi Souder prints on fabric with hand-carved woodblocks. Susan Brubaker Knapp makes marks with stitches for endless creative options.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 12, 2018 -- 4:30pm 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 9: Sun, Jul 15, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Applique (#1705H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Applique is a time-honored quilting tradition. With a contemporary twist, art quilter Susan Purney Mark uses a variety of media to add imagery and impact to fabric. Textile artist Nancy McNally uses strip sets and die-cut shapes to create innovative and colorful designs in applique.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 19, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Pieces and Parts (#2007H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Deconstruct the image, then reconstruct it into new art. Textile artist Malka Dubrawsky combines scraps in a new way as she considers shapes and colors in her quilts. Art quilter Sarah Ann Smith shares her techniques for achieving crisp corners, hanging sleeves and a professional finish for her art.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Curves and Cuts (#1706H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Break away from straight lines and add curves. Quilting free-styler Frieda Anderson shows how to use freezer paper and glue to achieve perfectly curved leaves. To add a little whimsy, Lisa Chin creates custom-cut stencils using a computer and electronic cutter.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 26, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Handmade Gifts (#2008H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Gifts made by hand celebrate love and friendship. Teacher and author Pepper Cory creates useful gifts in the Japanese tradition of zakka. Mixed media artist Teresa Shippy embellishes and sews a colorful journal cover for a favorite writer or artist. Textile artist Cathie Hoover creates a needle cushion any quilter will use and treasure.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.