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About the show

Welcome to the “Designer’s, Plants, and Coffee” podcast, where we explore the intersection between creativity, mindfulness, making money and the challenges that come with it.

Whether you’re a seasoned designer or just starting out, this podcast has something for everyone who wants to make their creative dreams a reality. Join us for inspiring and insightful conversations on how to succeed as a designer, while staying true to yourself finding peace in the process and making money doing what we love.

Meet the Hosts


LaTisha started “Keeping You in Stitches” in 2011, which focuses on Fashion consultancy, and “KYIS Academy” which focuses on Fashion education. We are your one-stop Fashion center.  Allow us to Keep You In Stitches.

LaTisha Winston is a native of Washington, D.C. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fashion Apparel Management (with a minor in Fashion Design) from the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science; and a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Fashion Design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA. 

LaTisha has over 25 years in the fashion industry in NYC as an apparel Tech designer.  She is also a College Professor teaching Fashion Design and merchandising for the past 12 years.


Fearless Threads specializes in handcrafted, made with love handbags and accessories for bold, fun, and fearless women. Launched in Spring 2011, the brand was inspired by a friend’s request for a unique gift made from the vibrant fabrics of Ghana. 

Our founder and designer, Naima D., has been sewing since middle school. She translated her love of fashion and craft into a vibrant brand filled with color and pattern. Inspired by the beautiful prints found in classic quilting, she built her brand recognition by mixing patterns in all of her unique works, creating a one-of-a-kind product.


Cover Me Chic makes modest fashion look fabulous on you! Offering apparel patterns, online courses and sewing workshops for Modest Women.

Zahiyya is an experienced Fashion Designer and serial entrepreneur. Over the past 26 years she has worked in the NYC fashion Industry building millions in revenue for design firms, also sewing and designing for private clients.

Her fashion and textile designs have been featured in various publications including the

New York Times, Huffington Post, Aziza Magazine, Sew News and the Philadelphia Enquirer among others.

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