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.

The Dude abides bowling SVG
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The Dude Abides Bowling 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 really ties the whole room together, but y'know that's just like, uh, our opinion, man. The Big Lebowski inspired design includes the words “The Dude abides” in a 50s bowling alley style along with a bowling ball and bowling pin. The words or the ball and pin could also be used independently.

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Minimalist joker face svg
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Joker Face 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.

The clown prince of crime, this minimalist design has the joker's iconic smile and mischievous upturned eyebrows, along with some wild green hair.

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sailor moon svg
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Anime Sailor Moon Yoke 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 design is inspired by the anime character, Sailor Moon. With different color choices, it could also be used for one of the other characters. It has a sailor yoke, oversized bow, and medallion. This is meant to be used on top of a shirt or onesie.

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Firefly dinosaurs svg
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Firefly Inspired Dinosaur 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.

For a design that won't ever betray you, this is a cute SVG and we will call it “This SVG.” Inspired by Wash from Firefly, it includes a stegosaurus and a T-Rex with the quote “Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal.” You could also use the dinos by themselves.

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Girl Power SVG with background
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Girl Power 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.

Inside the heart of every princess also lies a warrior. Show off your inner warrior with this superhero parody “Girl Power” design. You can use it with or without the background shapes.

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hitchhiker dolphin SVG
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Hitchhiker’s Guide Dolphin 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.

Don't panic and ALWAYS carry your towel! Great for any galactic hitchhiker, the design reads, “So long, and thanks for all the fish” accompanied by a dolphin. The dolphin can be done as a silhouette, or as a one or two color design. For non-hitchhikers, the dolphin can also be used by itself.

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Unicorn Head SVG
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Unicorn 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 unicorn with a multicolor mane.

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surf kids svg set
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Surf Kids SVG File 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.

Surf's up, dudes and dudettes! Design set includes a boy and a girl each in swimsuits and holding a surf board.

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Jigglypuff face svg
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Pokemon Jigglypuff Face 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 adorable design features an anime cartoon face and curl inspired by Jigglypuff from Pokemon. Catch it before it gets away!

After purchase, download the zip folder, extract the files, and begin creating!

 

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