Upcoming Broadcasts:

The Modern Jean (#505H) Duration: 26:50 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 17, 2018 -- 4:30pm

The Sweater Girl Era (#507H) Duration: 26:49 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

The Modern Skirt (#506H) Duration: 26:51 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

The Modern Blouse (#508H) Duration: 26:51 STEREO TVG

As things have evolved, the blouse has become today's fashion base. But, the modern blouses are not made to fit everyone. Peggy believes education ends frustration, and during this episode, she will use real women to show viewers the most important Fit Tips for blouses. In addition, she also will demonstrate easy sewing methods used by factories today that make sewing beautiful blouses fast and easy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 7, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

The Wrap Dress (#509H) Duration: 26:50 STEREO TVG

Diane Von Furstenberg is recognized as a game-changing designer for women's fashion dresses. In 1974, she made a historic statement with the iconic wrap dress design that took her company to record sales. But many women who love the look have asked, "How do I keep it wrapped?" In this episode, Peggy will share all of the secrets of the wrap dress, how to keep it wrapped and how to get the perfect fit for each individual's personal style.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 5, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

The Modern Jean Jacket (#510H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

A perennial symbol of youthful rebellion, the jean jacket inherited its attitude from its ancestor, the motorcycle jacket. In this episode of Fit 2 Stitch, Peggy will explain why all of the unique parts of the jean jacket have made it such a perennial favorite in fashion history. She also will show how to make the jacket for anyone, and how to add one's own personal, even rebellious, touch.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

Making Your Own Swimsuit and Lingerie (#511H) Duration: 26:57 STEREO TVG

Believe it or not, undergarments are the pieces of clothing that have changed the most over the years. If viewers have ever wondered about making their own bra, slip or swimsuit, they will want to get started after watching this episode. For those who never though tor making their own undergarments, Peggy will quickly change their minds as she demonstrates how easy, fun and inexpensive it is to do so. And after watching this episode, viewers may be surprised to find themselves in the lingerie department not to buy, but to scout for styling and detailing that they can duplicate at home.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 28, 2018 -- 4:30pm 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

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