Recently relocating back to her childhood home of the Isle of Bute (off the West Coast of Scotland) Sarah Jane continues to offer a bespoke service to restore, revive and re-upholster antique, mid century and modern furniture.  Unique creations are coaxed from tired and worn pieces both through traditional and/or modern upholstery methods and your commission begins with an obligation free home visit to assess your piece and discuss options for it’s restoration.

With a knowledge of fabrics and a flair for colour Sarah Jane can advise on your fabric choice, and supply fabrics at less than retail price.

In summer 2019 Sarah Jane introduced her own range of textile designs – The Bulloch Collection – using illustrations of the Isle of Bute by the late Lyn Bulloch. With a mid century vibe and a colourful contemporary twist this 100% organic cotton fabric has been crafted into homeware; luxury cushions (partnered with Bute wool) and drum lampshades, as well as gifts; tea towels, table napkins and wash bags & glasses cases. The fabric can also be purchased by the metre for your own soft furnishing or upholstery project.

In addition Sarah Jane continues to sell unique pieces of beautifully restored vintage furniture and handmade bespoke cushions. For more details please contact Sarah Jane via the website or see what’s coming up on her Instagram feed.


Colintraive Christmas Fair
Saturday 18th November
11am – 3pm
Colintraive Village Hall
PA22 3AS

Bute Yard – Rothesay
Sunday 3rd December
11am – 4pm
Bute Yard
High Street
Isle of Bute
PA20 9AU




Porthole seat upholstered by Sarah Jane Hemsley Upholstery“The project has been a great success mainly thanks to the time you spent researching what we wanted to achieve and figuring out the best way to make it work. We all love the final seat and hope we can work again with you on a simpler project in the future!!”

Louise, Twickenham

Barkway Lamda chair upholstered by Sarah Jane Hemsley“We finally bought our house in East Sussex after six months of conveyancing and the Lamda chair you reupholstered in Paul Smith fabric looks fabulous!

Thank you so much for such a lovely job.”

Isabelle & Stephen, East Sussex

Love seat after by Sarah Jane Hemsley Upholstery“Thank you so much for transforming a dull, beige two seater sofa into a fabulously vibrant love seat.  We couldn’t be more thrilled!”

J.G. Chiswick

Tub chair upholstered by Sarah Jane Hemsley Upholstery“Once again many thanks Sarah Jane. It really has been transformed & brought back to life so beautifully.

I love it!”

Z. B. Hampton Hill

Ramsay tartan chair upholstered by Sarah Jane Hemsley Upholstery“Thank you so much for all the care and attention, the chair is perfect. Here are some pics of it taking pride of place in our living room 😍😍

T.L. & G. R.  Bovingdon, Herts

Tub chair upholstered by Sarah Jane Hemsley Upholstery“Thank you for bringing our tired over 100 years old chairs back to life and to new levels of comfort. We are very pleased indeed with your work.

We love the way the pattern of the material is so carefully aligned and the piping is beautifully done too.

They have become favourite chairs again.”

M.B.  Kew Gardens

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