Learn traditional or modern upholstery skills on our upholstery courses


Manorhouse School of Upholstery

The upholstery courses are taught by Jan and Angela at our newly created workshop in Almondbury.  We are only a mile from Huddersfield town centre and easy to find with plenty of parking either onsite or on the roads nearby. Jan and Angela are both City and Guilds qualified and have previously taught upholstery courses and sewing courses for Kirklees College.

Students work in small groups, with mixed abilities and ages. New students are encouraged to begin with a small item of furniture such as a drop in seat, a small footstool, or even a headboard. If you have a larger or more difficult item that requires re-upholstering speak to Jan first to make arrangements and to check suitability. All equipment is available to use, but students are welcome to bring their own tools if they prefer. Students can bring their own item of furniture or help can be provided to find a suitable item from the school's own supply for a small cost.

Advice and teaching is very hands on and practical and students will learn at their own pace in a friendly and fun environment. Students with no experience are welcome and will be taught the basic upholstery skills required to progress to a complete upholstery project. Students with some experience and a desire to refine skills or learn new techniques are equally welcome.

Both modern and traditional techniques can be learnt. The current courses started January 16th and 17th for 10 weeks at the following times in 2.5 hour sessions . There are currently a few spaces available of the following time slots available - Tuesday pm 12.30 - 3.00, Tuesday pm 6.30 - 9.00; and Wednesday pm 12.30 - 3.00.So if you or a friend would like to learn to upholster in a friendly environment contact Jan using the details below, or visit the main website at http://www.upholsterycourses.net 

A programme of intensive one day, two day, and weekend upholstery courses is planned for early 2018.

We will also be introducing gift vouchers so if you want to buy a present for a family member or friend that will see them learn a new skill and meet new people call Jan for details.

To arrange a visit to a session or to discuss joining one of the upholstery courses in Huddersfield call or text Jan on 07951 741965.

To view further information visit the website for Manorhouse School of Upholstery at www.upholsterycourses.net where you can view course dates and also book a place on an upcoming course.