Upcoming Broadcasts:

Fabric and Fabrications (#1606) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Gain insight and practical tips to improve your art quilts through the use of color, pattern, shape, proportion and balance. Lesley Riley infuses her personality into fragment fabric collages. Improvisational quilter Pat Pauly shares ways to design compositions for fiber art, including small-scale sketches, drawings, collage, and montage.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 7, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Make It Special (#1607) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Personal expression can leave a lasting impression. Mark Lipinski shares a variety of legacy quilts, along with his own, to show how to leave a bit of yourself behind. Artist Tammie Bowser makes fusible applique "Jazz Quilts" from photos from her uncle. Susan Brubaker Knapp offers tips for machine stitching teeny, tiny motifs to take quilts beyond the ordinary.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 14, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Paint It! (#1608) Duration: 27:52 STEREO TVG

Paint is a great way to alter the surface of art quilts. Cecile Whatman explains the ins and outs of building a painted surface with depth and movement. Desiree Habicht shows how versatile acrylic paint on fiber can be by improving and accentuating details with paint.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 21, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Grab Bag (#1609) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Enjoy a grab bag of innovative techniques. Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum shows how to use stickers and textile paint to add text to her quilts. Rebekah Meier's Confetti Zipper Bag is a great way to use up special threads, yarns and fabric bits. Jane LaFazio makes hand-felted soaps for lovely and useful gifts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 28, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Hot Stuff (#1610) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

It's all about hot stuff with fusing, shrinking and foiling. Joan Shay shows how to make a gorgeous 3-D butterfly using fusible applique. Liz Kettle uses heat shrinking thread for fabulous textural effects. Susan Brubaker Knapp creates bold metallic designs on fabric with iron-on foils.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 4, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Applique Three Ways (#1611) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

The term "applique" refers to adding shapes on the surface of a quilt. Explore three different ways to applique. Sue Spargo appliques wool and embroiders it to make a beautiful needle case. Becky Campbell demonstrates an innovative method for fusible applique. Susan Brubaker Knapp gives tips for making bias strips for stems and vines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 11, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Repurposing (#1612) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Repurposing makes beautiful new things out of the old. Lynn Krawczyk shows how to recycle old quilt blocks using surface design techniques. Trish Bowman creates a beautiful memory quilt with vintage silk neckties. Nysha Oren Nelson alters a wooden box and uses it to beautifully display intricately quilted pieces.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 18, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

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, Jan 25, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 – 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

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