I LOVE vintage bark cloth (barkcloth?). I don't have a lot of it, but I thought I'd just scan some of my favorites and show them to you today.
I'm partial to the ones with pink and green flowers and foliage.
But you can throw some other colors in there, too - in fact, I won't turn ANY of it down!
I have this hibiscus design in two of the colorways: with a grey background:
and a white background:
This book "Fabulous Barkcloth" by Loretta Smith Fehling, is a wonderful reference and resource book full of color photographs of many of the myriad of patterns that were made:
The big, bold patterns are all so gorgeous. There are SO many styles and colors of this yardage out there. Most of the time when I see it, it's way beyond my price range. But I just love it, and I believe these fabrics were some of the most beautiful ones ever produced. Do you like them?