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Capes, Wraps and Trench Coats: From World War I to Today (#502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This episode takes one of the oldest styles of garment and brings it right up to today's latest fashion. Peggy will share the history of capes and wraps, as well as look at the evolution of the classic trench coat from its World War I beginnings to its most fashion-forward looks of today. She also will show viewers how many different looks and styles of garments they can get from just one trench coat pattern.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

The Riding Jacket: from Yesterday to Today (#503H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

The Riding Jacket is one of the most iconic pieces of clothing in garment history, and today's versions are the best basic in modern wardrobes. Peggy will share the story of the riding jacket's evolution from the 1800s to the equestrian world of Jackie Kennedy Onassis and to its popularity at Kensington Palace with both Princess Diana and now, Princess Kate. She also will teach viewers how to get the proper fit to ensure that the jacket is the flattering, wardrobe must-have it should be.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

The Modern Pant (#504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Peggy shares the history of slacks - and how they got their name - with the help of a guest from the company that invented them. Viewers will learn about today's latest styles and environmentally friendly fabrics. Always helping sewers focus on fit, Peggy also will use a live model to demonstrate the steps to getting the best-fitting pair of pants.

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

The Modern Jean (#505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

How we got to the Modern Jean is a fascinating chapter in American fashion history that started with German immigrant Levi Strauss' trek from New York City to San Francisco in 1853. In this episode, Peggy will share the key milestones with the help of a special guest who helped make some of that history and changed how people viewed the role of jeans in their fashion wardrobe. Think Brooke Shields... They also will share insights about how technology has changed denim and its use in fashion design. Peggy then will share with viewers the essential Fit Tips to ensure the best looking and most comfortable jeans, and why they will want to make their own!

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

The Modern Skirt (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Modern Skirt has come a long way baby! While skirts have been blamed for almost all wrong done by women, in this episode, Peggy will show viewers how they can make the skirt a best friend that will help them make the most out of their wardrobe. One of the most important aspects of any skirt is the fit, and Peggy demonstrates how to get that great fit in a few easy steps.

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

The Sweater Girl Era (#507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The sweater girl era, popularized by Hollywood stars like Lana Turner and Janet Lee, has continued for more than 70 years. During that time, much has changed and much has stayed the same. Peggy reviews some of the latest styles and shares Fit Tips on how to get the best look from today's sweaters. She also will explain why we all struggle with "off-the-shelf" sweaters and why it is difficult to buy great fit. Viewers will learn how to fit their own sweaters and give up the challenges of shopping for them forever!

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 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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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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