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Are there enough questions to warrant a “stuffed-animal” tag?

I recently asked a question about repairing a stuffed animal, and after looking around the Arts & Crafts website, I saw there were other repair/creation questions regarding stuffed animals as well....
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Are gemstones part of [stones] or [jewelry], or should they have their own tag?

'Stones' can include anything from river rocks to rubies. The latter linked question includes both stones and jewelry tags, but does not mention anything about the intended use of the stone, so the ...
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Should [toys] be removed?

The toys tag has 10 questions. To me, this doesn't seem like an appropriate tag for the site. A "toy" can be anything used in play; any size, any material, suitable for any age, etc. ...
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Remove or keep the [color-theory] tag?

We currently have a color tag, of which the description reads: "For questions about the nature of color and color theory, but not about the process of applying color to works." It is ...
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Should we remove the [preparation] tag?

We currently have the two tags preparation and surface-preparation of which the first is used erratically. Preparation often seems to be used for questions about preparatory steps, but in which the '...
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Use style-identification tag in conjunction with particular medium tag?

I've recently added the style-identification tag, and have been editing them into questions retroactively. I keep removing the medium tags (e.g. drawing, sewing, painting) in the process, since most ...
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New tag for questions asking to identify objects to be reproduced?

I'm going through our list of tags again - specifically those with the words 'identification' and 'selection' in them - and stumbled upon this post, for which no proper tag is available (sewing is ...
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Delete the cosmetics tag

I made the cosmetics tag assuming the creation of cosmetics would be on-topic. Since it is not, can anyone please delete the tag?
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New tag to address questions regarding conduct of artists and craftspeople

To address questions about the (acceptability of) (professional) behaviour of artists or craftspeople, and to avoid them being tagged with irrelevant tags, I created the artistic-conduct tag. As ...
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Missing “reupholstery” and “wool” tags

I have a question about my Arts & Crafts Stack Exchange post: Estimating the amount of wool stuffing needed for a project Both seem like they would be pretty useful tags.
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Missing amigurumi tag

I think an amigurumi tag would be very beneficial for sorting through questions when you're looking for specifically amigurumi related questions. Examples of such questions: 1. What to use as ...
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Missing tunisian crochet tag

I just noticed there is no tunisian crochet tag, which would be applicable to these two questions: How to prevent Tunisian crochet from curling? What's the difference between crochet, knitting, ...
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Accessibility tag missing from Arts & Crafts site

I would like to talk about the sort of art that would help kids and people with autism or autism spectrum type problems (by allowing them to select a picture from a set of pictures, to describe their ...
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I don't think we need [practice]

I have seen practice show up on a couple of questions now. I should think that it is a given that people are here to learn and practice. Comes part and parcel with the territory of SE and especially ...
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Should we have tags for individual articles of clothing?

Should we have tags for individual articles of clothing? Articles of clothing, such as pants, dresses, hats, etc. can be part of many types of crafts. For instance: sewing, crocheting, costume design ...
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Should we have some form of tailoring tag?

Even with the exclusion of embroidery and cross stitch in the sewing tag, could it be argued that the tag is still too broad? For example, questions about adjusting patterns to fit properly might be ...
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There appears to be crossover with 'technique-identification' and 'terminology' tags

The current wiki excerpt for terminology states: Defining, explaining or finding terms used for the tools, materials or techniques used in crafting. technique-identification does not currently ...
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Should we allow brand name tags to be used in place of generics?

If you were about the sneeze or clean up the aftermath you might be inclined to get or ask for a Kleenex®. However, unless you own the actual brand, you are actually looking for a facial tissue. ...
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Can we axe the 'technique' tag?

The technique tag is overly broad, could apply to every craft we have, and doesn't tell us anything about what's physically needing to be done or which craft it's for, without the addition of another ...
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Can we make a papercraft tag? (and possibly delete the paper-crafts tag?)

It sounds like we've kind of decided that the [paper-craft] tag isn't particularly useful and more of a meta tag. And in the meantime, there's actually a craft called papercraft--cutting and gluing ...
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Care vs Maintenance

Currently we have some tags such as brush-maintenance and pencil-maintenance, which I believe are my doing. But that seems overly formal and wordy, and tool-care where you replace tool with the ...
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Tags for paint and painting

Scanning the list of tags, I found a several that seem quite similar and probably need clearer usage guidance in the form of tag wikis and excerpts: paint: 3 questions, two about what type of paint ...
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Should pencil-shading be broken up into two tags?

pencil-shading has been gaining some ground. A recent question How can I do the hatching shading technique properly? uses the tag, however, the content of the question talks about ink based shading as ...
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Is the finish/finishing tag potentially ambiguous

There is one question about varnishing that uses finish (I think it should be retagged finishing) I'm sure I know what finishing is for. Finishing a project refers to the final steps to beautify ...
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Is paper considered a tool?

I recently asked a question regarding the identification of paper without feeling it. Is applying a tool-related tag to a paper-question within the scope of those tags? Or is paper not considered a ...
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What kind of tag could we use for craft prerequisites?

I am struggling with a title much in the same was as I am with the tags for this concept. I recently asked a questions about forming wire. I had thought about adding costumes to the question but ...
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Should we create a tag for “tool-selection”?

I was looking back on my question from before and I was searching for a tag describing someone asking about the pros and cons and description of each tool in a category (the question was about tool ...
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Should glues actually be adhesives?

So we have glue. Currently I am seeing if we should pluralize it but aside from that .... I wanted to tag How to clean off spray adhesive? with glue as it seems very appropriate to me. Should we ...
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Is maintenance really tool-maintenance?

I was doing some tag edits and I was trying to work out the one for maintenance. My excerpt reads like tool maintenance and I was wondering if I was missing something. Could there be other ...
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Would we want to show preference for tags using plural versions?

Take glue for instance. That tag is fine on it's own but would it be better or make more sense if it was glues. The ways I could support this would be: The tag is not about one "glue" but more the ...
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Should we create a tag for knit fabric?

I just posted a question with a new tag knit-fabric. I wasn't allowed to create knits, my first choice, since there was already a tag for knit (one question - this might be better served by knitting, ...
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Is removing the paper tag off the papercutting questions really necessary?

So there were pending edits, which I rejected, to remove paper from the following questions: What medium should be kept beneath the paper for papercutting? and What is a proper tool for ...
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“Tools” tag is too broad - should it be removed/blacklisted?

One of my questions was edited this morning with the note: Replaced the ambiguous "hooks" tag with the more general "tools". In my opinion tools is utterly too broad and will apply to way too many ...
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When should colour and colouring tags be used?

There are two tags: colour and colouring. Now I realize that when the question is about how to deal with colours, colouring tag will not be appropriate. colouring will be appropriate where people ...
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Does “foodsafe” actually mean “hypoallergenic”?

We don't have a lot of tag wikis (or even excerpts) yet (hint hint...)... But one of the ones we do have is for foodsafe. It reads: (Excerpt) For products that are non-toxic and hypoallergenic. (Wiki)...
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Disable the “s” restriction temporarily in the closed beta?

In general, most sites that are similar to ours prefer the plural or collective forms of nouns for tags rather than singular... e.g., on cooking, the tags are "doughnuts", "vegetables", "measurements",...