Brighton's Largest Fabric Shop unveils new window celebrating Brighton Fringe Festival with a hint of Royal Pavilion glamour.

Dressmaking professional, and fabric shop owner Päivi Salo has curated a show-stopping showcase, bursting with theatrical flair and fabrics fit for a king or queen. Imagine shimmering silks that evoke the grandeur of the Royal Pavilion, flowing chiffons perfect for a dreamy summer dress, and dramatic satins that will steal the spotlight on any stage.

Whether you're crafting a dazzling costume, a show-stopping gown, or simply adding a touch of theatrical flair to your home decor, our window display is brimming with inspiration. Explore a world of exquisite textures and colours, perfect for bringing your creative visions to life.

India's Hand Block Printed Indigo: Limited Collection now in stock!

Immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of Indian Indigo with our captivating new collection of hand block printed cotton fabrics. Sourced directly by Cloth Control from skilled artisans in India, these textiles are more than just cloth; they're cultural treasures.


Cloth Control, where fabric meets passion!

We strongly believe that sewing should be accessible to everyone, and that's why we carefully curate our dressmaking fabric collections to reflect this belief. Whether you have an affinity for Earth Friendly fashion or you're a savvy shopper on a budget, choosing Cloth Control as your starting point for your creative journey is a decision we are thrilled about!

earth friendly sustainable vintage fabric collection by Brighton fabric shop cloth control

Earth Friendly Fabric

Vintage fabric is one of the most ethical ways you can create new fashion whilst being mindful of our environment.

We are constantly adding to our sustainable collection with End Of Line Deadstock and Vintage fabrics.

Browse The Collection
natural linen dressmaking fabric blended with viscose is idea for spring and summer outfits and prone to less creasing

Linen Viscose Suiting

These beautiful linen blends have a softer touch and are much less prone to creasing. An ideal fabric for your smart Spring and Summer dressmaking creations.



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  • Very friendly and helpful service by Paivi

    The prices are very reasonable and the quality good. I will definitely use again.

    Norma Halder

  • One of the best fabric stores i’ve ever visited

    I was greeted by millie who was the most lovely sales associate and helped me pick out 6 beautiful fabrics, thank you so much.

    Cicely Woodgate

  • Best fabric shop in Brighton

    Excellent choice and a full length mirror to check if the fabric suits. Really helpful owner.

    Judith Harland

  • What a fabulous experience

    Great fabrics, colourful and high quality range of lots of different types. Very competitively priced, and extremely knowledgable staff who are on hand to advise on projects - my new favourite shop, will be visiting again soon!

    Duncan Shrewsbury

  • I love this shop

    It’s got a quality selection of fabrics at fair prices and the service is excellent. There’s always great advice and enthusiasm from the team. It’s feels like visiting friends but you buy fabulous fabrics at the same time.

    Anna Stone

  • We love cloth control!

    Such a wonderful local asset, amazing variety of fabrics and the owner is so kind and helpful. We go weekly!

    Katie Irani