In descending order, there is our (as in, me, Rachel, and my cohort, Kristen) homemade sushi experience. Summary: it was brilliant.
Please, follow all directions to the best of your ability. Here is the sushi rice tutorial I used: www.videojug.com/film/how-to-make-sushi-rice
After doing this all correctly, the maki world is your oyster. Mind you, we did make regular nigiri sushi, too. In fact, here is a list of everything we made, most are included in photos above, but one is not:
Spicy Tuna Avocado Maki
Shiitake Vegetable Maki
Classic Tuna Nigiri
Spicy Mango Crab Maki