Mercedes Ferrari-Plumridge

Master of Sewing & Workshop Host

Mercedes was a contestant on series 5 of the Great British Sewing Bee (2019). She lives just outside Brighton with her husband Graham and their two cats, Maggie and Erica.

Having worked in IT for over 20 years and serving as a reservist for 13, Mercedes has a passion for all things technical and wants to know the ins and outs and whys of everything.

Mercedes enjoys utilising fabrics from all sources in her sewing projects while using traditional and developing new techniques.  Minimal waste is always a target with any sewing project.

Mercedes can be found at: @ohsewthatmercedes on Instagram and

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