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Inspired by a Photo (#1613) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

While on a trip to the East coast, California quilt artist Jane LaFazio was inspired by a plant she had never seen before. She photographed it and then used the photo to inspire an artful quilt. Artist Pat Pauly shares ways to use photos to help jumpstart her abstract designs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

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 Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 2:30pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 2:30pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 2:30pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 2:30pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

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

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.