natural dyes derived from plants

celebrate artisanal dye traditions

Join us at the studio to explore magical colors achieved by natural dyes. Our workshops and experiences are beginner friendly and so refreshing!

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inspired by nature

Modest Transitions is a lifestyle of sensibility and slow design for those who desire a whimsical, carefree, and conscious wardrobe. All designs are one of a kind, constructed and hand-dyed using plant dyes grown locally and foraged to celebrate artisanal dye traditions.


Our brick & mortar shop and dye studio is located vibrantly in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. Specializing in natural dyes, our shop offers curated in-house textiles, dyes, and goods for creativity and exploration. Our goods are thoughtfully selected to prioritize the well-being of both the environment and people, ensuring mindful creation.

mindful making together

Unwind and reconnect with slow making practices while connecting with our community of makers and enthusiasts.

natural dye workshops

Join us for a colorful journey in nature as we explore & create natural color achieved from plants and minerals.

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slow & one of a kind

Originals that are mindfully made, and hand-dyed using natural dyes for effortless comfortability and playfulness.


ashford rigid heddle looms

embrace natural dyes on the loom

Weave with naturally dyed yarns to create beautiful woven blankets, wraps, and wall hangings.


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stay connected

Keep up with everything happening in the shop, community involvement, and our natural dye adventures. Friends will receive 10% off their first purchase!

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natural dye shop

Our goal is to create a warm, welcoming, and inclusive space to support a more just community in textiles and fiber arts.

Located in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa.


Visit us

Thursday 11am-3pm

Friday 10am-3pm

Saturday 10am-4pm

Sunday 10am-2pm


Modest Transitions

312 E. Girard Ave

Philadelphia, Pa 19125