Stitch Those Swears

Hi I am Lisa from @Stitchthoseswears usually I am a Costume Supervisor based in London. I have been freelance for over 15 years working for companies both in the UK and further afield. I love my job and especially the people I get to work with and the huge variety of shows I get to be a part of. When lockdown hit I, like so many others, had all my work for the year disappear. As a way of managing the lockdown frustrations I started embroidering swear words whilst binging watching boxsets and so Stitch Those Swears was born. I have always been a bit sweary and I love flowers and colours so I put all these elements together in embroideries. The words are in negative space surrounded by brightly coloured flowers. I have had such a great time embroidering people's commissions over the last year and learning new swears to add to my usual rotation. I extended the range from the embroideries to included printed tote bags and mugs and have plans for more products to add to the sweary range soon.

The etsy shop is open for orders, commissions and chat. I also take commissions via DMs on Instagram so feel free to get in touch with your sweary requests.



[Image Descriptions:

Left: This image is split into four squares. Top left image is of two white ceramic mugs on a wooden table with a small plant in the background. Mug on the left has the words 'Fuck This Shit' surrounded by colourful flowers and leaves printed on it. The mug on the left has the words 'Sod Off' surrounded by colourful flowers and leaves printed on it. Top right image is of a cream canvas tote bag displayed on a beige mannequin against a white brick wall background. The bag has the words 'For Fuck's Sake' surrounded by pink and purple flowers and green leaves printed on it. Bottom left image is of a cream canvas tote bag displayed on a beige mannequin against a white brick wall background. The bag has the word 'Arse' surrounded by colourful flowers and green leaves printed on it. Bottom right is the image of a white ceramic mug against a neutral wall background displayed on a grey tablecloth. The mug has the words 'For Fuck's Sake' surrounded by pink and purple flowers and green leaves printed on it.

Middle: This is a 10" embroidery on white fabric in a grey circular bamboo embroidery hoop displayed on a neutral wall. The words 'What Fresh Hell is This' are picked out in negative space surrounded by several colourful embroidered flowers and leaves.

Right: Four embroidery hoops displayed in quarter squares, each displayed on a neutral wall background. Top left is an embroidery on white fabric in a grey circular bamboo embroidery hoop. The words 'Fuck This Shit' are picked out in negative space surrounded by colourful embroidered flowers and leaves. Top right is an embroidery on white fabric in a grey circular bamboo embroidery hoop. The word 'Arse' is picked out in negative space surrounded by colourful embroidered flowers and leaves. There is also an embroidered peach is on the right of the image by the 'e' of 'Arse'. Bottom left is an embroidery on white fabric in a grey circular bamboo embroidery hoop. The word 'Bugger' is picked out in negative space surrounded by colourful embroidered flowers and leaves. Bottom right is an embroidery on white fabric in a grey circular bamboo embroidery hoop. The words 'Bollocky Fuck Fuck' are picked out in negative space surrounded by colourful embroidered flowers and leaves.]


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