Well, sadly, I decided to wash it first to try to get rid of the few stains on it. So I washed it in cold water, gentle cycle with Woolite and Oxiclean. That was a HUGE mistake. The Oxiclean faded the colors. The red turned to orange...the ocean blue to a pale blue. There were streaks and runs on much of it.
Luckily, I was able to salvage some of the feed sack. Instead of 4 pillows, I made 2. The colors are a lot more faded than I had hoped.
Here are the two pillows....