Yes. Smart? No, but if you want it bad enough and the cut wasnt too deep then cover stitches and affected area with sterile bandage, then duct tape it, sealing all the bandage and stitch area. Dont let the tape touch any of the stitches or surrounding area or will not enjoy taking the tape off.
"Yesterday I was clever and tried to change the world. Today I am wise and try to change myself." -Rumi