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Address: 7-8 Byram Arcade | Westgate, Huddersfield HD1 1ND, England
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:30

Crafty Praxis is an Arts and Crafts shop located on the ground floor of the...

Crafty Praxis is an Arts and Crafts shop located on the ground floor of the Byram Arcade, a beautiful Victorian arcade in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. At Crafty Praxis Textile Jeweller and Owner Elisa hand-picks all artists and designers for their unique designs and quality craftsmanship. She is always exhibiting work by new Artists and Designers, most of whom are from the local area. To see more of the Artists and Designers currently in stock please visit the website/facebook.Elisa is passionate about crafts and wants to celebrate the handmade and unique, everything sold at Crafty Praxis is either handmade or designed by a UK based Artist or Designer. Also for sale is a small selection of DIY craft kits. Crafty Praxis is not just about selling crafts, Elisa also runs workshops, both in the local community and in the Byram Arcade. Finally Elisa organizes regular craft fairs in the Byram Arcade on the 4th Saturday of each month.

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My first visit to craftypraxis. Although busy with a lady, the owner made me very welcome. I started to shop immediately then took a break ordering lunch from just across the way... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
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Hull, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I loved it here! The staff were so kind and helpful. I bought myself a little silver stamped necklace that said 'bibliophile' on it with a picture of a book on a cloud. Had I had money I would have spent much more! There is a wide variety of different crafters' products in there and I could have spent hours... More 

Thank Stephanie C
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

My first visit to craftypraxis. Although busy with a lady, the owner made me very welcome. I started to shop immediately then took a break ordering lunch from just across the way. Fabulous way to spend my International womens day. Thanks for all my goodies

1 Thank thedebster2017
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I visited Crafty Praxis in November when I met up with my friend, neither of us having visited Huddersfield before. We searched out Byram Arcade and was instantly drawn to Crafty Praxis, looking at the cards and everything from the outside of the shop alone could take a while. Inside, is truly like a little aladin's cave, I didn't know... More 

1 Thank Bexyorks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I was only visiting Huddersfield for the day with my friend and we loved this little shop. It is packed with such a range of original and unique handmade crafty things that I had to go and have a sit down and a cuppa to help me decide what to buy as there was so much to chose from. It... More 

1 Thank Jenny S
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

What a fantastic little shop this is. Fabulous selection of handmade cards , cuff links necklaces, wooden curios ,notebooks , in fact everything you could possibly need to buy a present for a loved one , or even someone you just put up with !!!! lol I love the place & regularly visit even though I live 50 miles away.

1 Thank pdw55
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

I really love Crafty Praxis! It is a real gem in the centre of Huddersfield and I am so glad that I was told about it. I first visited in September 2014 I think as a friend had told me that it was a really "cute" shop with lots of "handmade trinkets". They were really spot on about it being... More 

1 Thank Hanlmor
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Crafty Praxis is a wonderful shop full of lots of different hand crafted items to choose from. There is something for everyone there. Next time you are in Huddersfield go have a look :)

Thank Laurah198974
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Crafty Praxis is a hidden gem in Huddersfield. It offers a great variety of crafts and unique gifts. My favourite items are the jewellery and I'm always getting compliments on my teacup & saucer earrings - I love them! I've had some lovely, handmade gift cards from here too. Gorgeous shop. Long may it continue to thrive!

1 Thank nic3hey
Bolton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

£10 for a gift card designed by an up-and-coming illuatrator is steeper than Everest! Love the shop and there's no denying the talented work in there but I did wince at some of the prices. Still, the products there are definitely that something different, you're sure to find lovely gifts here but perhaps not a shop for impulse buys.

Thank LGDaley
Elisa E, Owner at Crafty Praxis, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I just want to clarify that the greetings cards you are referring to are all original, signed illustrations and intended as a gift as well as an extra special greetings card. The most detailed and expensive of these particular cards retail at £5.60 - not £10. All other greetings cards on sale retail between £1-£3.50... More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2014

If you are looking for that special gift then crafty Praxis is the one. The owner is lovely and very helpfull, plus very talented!

Thank Tracy344

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