Nylon fabric is a synthetic material made from polymers. Nylon cloth became popular post-WWII when industries demanded a cheaper & more durable material. Nylon cloth material was initially used in making parachutes but later gained popularity as an apparel material. Soon various materials were mixed with nylon to make nylon spandex fabric, nylon cotton fabric & more. Nylon Fabric by yard is available to make dresses, accessories, etc.