Marauder’s Map & Leather Envelope

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I take no credit for the Marauder’s Map printable. That I found on Pinterest and is linked below (instructions for cutting and folding are on that website). Even though I printed the map on heavy cream-colored cardstock, I was giving this map to young children. Which meant another layer of protection might go a long way.

I had leftover faux leather from an earlier project. I also have a gold/bronze permanent marker, shiny gold thread, and a sewing machine. The envelopes themselves were super easy to whip together. Just stitch up three side of your 2-piece envelope. The key is to make sure that one side is slightly longer than the other (of the not-sewn end). You can see what I mean in the picture. This makes it easier for little hands to put the map back into the envelope. I then wrote their names all fancy-like on the back in bronze permanent marker. I debated drawing little footprints walking across the envelope, then decided my practice footprints weren’t all that great.

(Marauder’s map printable)

Pretty cool, huh?

Don’t forget to check out the original post, Harry Potter Wizard Kits, with all of the other fun stuff!!

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