Crafty Praxis

Elisa Etemad, designer and owner of Crafty Praxis, is a University of Huddersfield graduate and a talented young entrepreneur. Everything sold at Crafty Praxis is either handmade or designed by a UK based artist or designer and showcases Elisa's commitment to upcycling and her passion for creating unique items, ranging from jewellery to bespoke furniture.


Elisa runs craft workshops at her Byram Arcade premises, at local schools and in partnership with booksplus and public libraries and also runs a monthly craft fair in the arcade . Whether it's beginner's origami or themed textile sessions, Elisa caters to learners at every level. Pageturners Children's Book Festival is pleased that Elisa and Crafty Praxis are part of our finale event.