Welcome to Designed by Geeks

(formerly Appliqué Geek), the place to find adorable, occasionally geeky, and reasonably priced designs for your personal or professional use.

We create geeky designs for appliqué and embroidery machines as well as printable paper craft designs for those that aren’t sewing-machine literate. Below is just a sample of the designs you can purchase here on our website for use with computerized sewing machines, electronic cutters and standard computer printers. You can also visit Spoonflower to see our coordinating fabric and Teepublic to see t-shirts featuring our designs.

Pokemon play catch SVG
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Pokemon Play Catch SVG File Cutting Template

This is an instant download of a design for a desktop plotting machine such as Cricut Explore or Silhouette machine, for use with vinyl and other materials. With a printer and photo transfer paper you can also use this design without a cutting machine. Instructions on how to do this are included.

Punny Pokémon inspired design says “Play catch” with Ash’s hat hanging off of the P and a pokéball in front. Letters can be done with or without the outline.

 

 

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Sock Monkey Hat SVG File Cutting Template
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Sock Monkey Hat SVG File Cutting Template

This is an instant download of a design for a desktop plotting machine such as Cricut Explore or Silhouette machine, for use with vinyl and other materials. With a printer and photo transfer paper you can also use this design without a cutting machine. Instructions on how to do this are included.

Show off your abnosome style with this cute and quirky sock monkey hat SVG design. You can swap out real buttons for the eyes if you choose. Adorable whether you’re a kid or just a kid at heart.

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deal with it sunglasses svg
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Deal With It Sunglasses SVG File Template

This is an instant download of a design for a desktop plotting machine such as Cricut Explore or Silhouette machine, for use with paper or vinyl.

Inspired by the popular gif, this design features 8-bit style sunglasses and the words “DEAL with it.”

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compass rose svg
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Compass Rose Not all Who Wander are Lost SVG File Cutting Template
This is an instant download of a design for a desktop plotting machine such as Cricut Explore or Silhouette machine, for use with vinyl and other materials. With a printer and photo transfer paper you can also use this design without a cutting machine. Instructions on how to do this are included.
Perfect for travelers and adventurers everywhere! Includes a compass rose with the words “Not all who wander are lost.” The compass rose can be done with or without the outlines and with or without the diagonal shading lines.
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camera svg
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Camera SVG File Cutting Template

This is an instant download of a design for a desktop plotting machine such as Cricut Explore or Silhouette machine, for use with vinyl and other materials. With a printer and photo transfer paper you can also use this design without a cutting machine. Instructions on how to do this are included.

Take a picture, it’ll last longer! This camera design can be done in one color or with multiple colors. Great for the photographers in your life.

 

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Funometer svg
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Fun Meter SVG File Template

This is an instant download of a design for a desktop plotting machine such as Cricut Explore or Silhouette machine, for use with paper or vinyl.

How do you rate on the FUN-o-meter? Design features a curved chart and a spinner arrow. The chart goes from “snoozeville” to “meh…” to “AWESOME!!!” and below is the word “FUN•o•meter.”

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gas gauge svg
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Gas Gauge SVG File Cutting Template

This is an instant download of a design for a desktop plotting machine such as Cricut Explore or Silhouette machine, for use with vinyl and other materials. With a printer and photo transfer paper you can also use this design without a cutting machine. Instructions on how to do this are included.

This SVG design features a gas gauge. Empty would be cute for a bib and full would be funny on a diaper.

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20 Sided Dice SVG File Cutting Template Set
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20 Sided Dice SVG File Cutting Template Set

This is an instant download of a design for a desktop plotting machine such as Cricut Explore or Silhouette machine, for use with vinyl and other materials. With a printer and photo transfer paper you can also use this design without a cutting machine. Instructions on how to do this are included.

Inspired by role-playing and dice games such as Dungeons and Dragons, this set includes two versions of a 20 sided die, a shaded version, and an outlined version. For the shaded version, you use 5 different shades of the same color to create a 3D look and the numbers are done in a contrasting color, such as black or white. For the outlined version, this can either be done as a single color so that the numbers are holes in the design (as shown), or you can use a second color for the numbers.

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talk nerdy glasses svg
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Talk Nerdy to Me SVG File Cutting Template

This is an instant download of a design for a desktop plotting machine such as Cricut Explore or Silhouette machine, for use with vinyl and other materials. With a printer and photo transfer paper you can also use this design without a cutting machine. Instructions on how to do this are included.

Smart is the new sexy. This design features a pair of “nerdy” glasses fixed with tape and the phrase “talk nerdy to me” in a vintage computer-style font.

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