A2 Tamago (egg) sushi wrapped with nori. It could be a Spam Musubi, too
A3 Ikura (Salmon Roe) Sushi wrapped in Nori with Edamame
A4 Miso Soup Bowl with Spoon
(Fat Sushi with lots of things) Kyuri Maki (cucumber) and knot from chopsticks wrapper - it's a very Japanese thing to do
Color the fish any color you wish.
Use for New Year's cards or any time you give money or want to go shopping with someone
A9 Kikyou Chinese Flower in 8 point star. Tokudaijike Hanabishi Kuzushi
A10 Bell Pepper Flower. Kage Kumi Awase ya e Kikyo. Ideas: Cathedral window, flower with leaves, poinsettia
A11 Gate to Heaven. Tori i
A12 Four Wisterias. Higa shi Yokujuo Fuji
A13 Mum & Handles. Soto Yatsu Kan Nijuroku Kan Kiku
A14 Honeycomb. Hatchi no e kiku. Can also be a zinnia or dahlia.
A16 Hana Kaji
A17 Daruma-san Wishing Doll Give with blank eyes. Person makes wish and colors one eye. Color other eye when wish comes true
A18 Maneki Neko. Welcome Cat Fun Idea: emboss, glue-pad, flock, then stipple in eyes.
19 Kokeshi Doll. Emboss, cut and layer. See sample in gallery
A20 Hanabishi and Kawa. Very common designs in Japan .Use the 4 petal flower in repeat designs or as one focal point. The other design can be either a river or a wispy cloud.
A21 Wild Orange. Kage Tachibana
A23 Tea House. Ri Kyu An Ancient Tea Ceremony House. (Use to invite someone over for tea, or a shack on the beach.)
A24 Flower Knot or Rope Flower. Nanatsu Musubi Kama Shiki
A25 Nine Loop Knot. Mitsu Mochiai Musubi Kashiwa. Put a tassle in the middle or make a repeat pattern.
A26 Star Knot. Kikyo Kama shiki.
A27 Simple Knot. Hoso wa ni sori musubi i geta. Use for new years. Put a tassle in the middle.
A28 Ginko Leaves. Itowa ni Inyo Futatsu Ityo.
A20 Twisted Cucumber Flower. Itsutsu Nengi Uri
A31 Three Water Plantains Mitsu Sawa
A32 Cross Knot Musubi Kaku
A33 Plum Blossom Ume
A34 Morning Glory Asagao eda maru
A35 Tangled Chrysanthemum Ran Kiku
A37 Flax Flower Asa no Hana
A38 Water Plantain Plant Muruni Tachi Sawagata
A39 Paulownia Tree Flower Urigiri - Paulwnia wood is used for building tansu (cabinets)
A40 Katabami Wood Sorrel
A41 Nanaho When repeated, like a quilt pattern, it is called Shippou
A42 Diamond Kiku Bishi - Use as an alternating repeat pattern
A44 Framed Squash Flower Togo uri ni toka
Tori i tsuru no maru
A46 Hollyhock in Round Aoi Kiso Maru
A47 Hollyhock Kawari Aoi Kiri
A48 Leaf Wreath Sodetsuki Fuji Wa
A49 Bell - Suzu
A51 Samurai Helmet - Maru ni itayagai (someone said this looks like an angel without a head)
A52 Three Winds - Mitsu Tomoe. Symbolizes movement of Earth. Some say they are tadpoles or fire.
A53 Taiko Drum Ma Muki Tsuzumi. Use for musicians, esp. percussionists. Put cute drum sayings like: You Bang my Drum!
A54 Anchor Kaigun Ikari. Use for sailing, the Navy or Coast Guard, cruises, watersports, and any prose about an anchor
A55 Feathers Maruni Chigai Takanoha. Use as symbol for archery, bird watching/training, or pet birds.
A56 Wheat Crest Kawari Daki Ina no Muru. Stencil half the crest, then turn the stencil upside down for a wavy repeat pattern.
Ginko with frame. 3.25" wide. Inside medallion interchangeable with three other frames. Use each piece separately or together.
Butterfly with frame. 3.25" wide. Inside medallion interchangeable with three other frames. Use each piece separately or together.
Crane with frame. 3.5" wide. Inside medallion interchangeable with three other frames. Use each piece separately or together.
Pom pom with frame. 3.25" wide. Inside medallion interchangeable with three other frames. Use each piece separately or together.
Lotus with frame.
The outside edge of the lotus is itself a great silhouette. Use each piece separately or together.
Kikyo balloon flower with ~2.5" penta-wave outline.
Plum flower with ~2" penta-wave outline.
Squash flower with ~2.25" penta-wave outline.
~2.875" penta-wave outline.
Daruma version 2 with softer, rounded edges.
Lotus in removable frame.
Hinasama Daruma. Princess Daruma.
Mini Flowers ~1" Great for embossing little areas, even clay work.