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.

Christmas Story SVG Set
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Christmas Story SVG File Cutting Template Set

This SVG set is inspired by various quotes from A Christmas Story. Includes 3 designs:
• A bar of Lifebuoy soap with the quote “It was… soap poisoning!”
• A tube of glue with the quote “You used up all the glue on PURPOSE!”
• A sheet of notebook paper with a letter-number cipher that spells out “be sure to drink your ovaltine”

$5.00 Add to cart
barn svg set
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Barn SVG File Cutting Template Set

This little iconic barn set includes multiple styles for you to choose from:
• Regular barn for uses where you need the design to be flat
• Barn with doors that open, great for use with paper to add a fun 3D element
• Barn split that allows you to add a name or your own other text

Does NOT include animals, trees, fences, cards, or any other additional items shown in some of the listing images. These are just to give you examples of the fun things you can do with the barn design. Animal designs can be purchased separately at designedbygeeks.com/product-category/animals/

$3.00 Add to cart
Science Dork SVG File Cutting Template
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Science Dork SVG File Cutting Template

Dork out about science? Show it with this retro-inspired design! Includes the phrase “Science Dork” with the first 2 letters represented with the symbol for Scandium, the 21st element on the periodic table. In place of the O is an atom. You can make this design in a single color or multiple colors and layers.

$3.00 Add to cart
santa hat with beard svg
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Santa Hat with Beard SVG File Template

Inspired by the man in the red suit, this SVG design features a Santa hat and beard.

$2.00 Add to cart
Christmas Holly Garland SVG File Template
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Christmas Holly Garland SVG File Template

This SVG design includes two swags of holly leaves and 3 sets of berries to form a garland. You can also repeat the pattern to form a longer garland.

$2.00 Add to cart
sleighbell svg
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Christmas Sleighbell SVG File Template

This sweet sleighbell SVG design is sure to put you in a holiday mood! Make it in one, two, or three layers. Looks great when you add a real bow!

$2.00 Add to cart
Christmas vacation moose mug svg
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Christmas Vacation Moose Mug SVG File Cutting Template

Inspired by the hilarious holiday classics, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, this design includes a moose-shaped glass filled with eggnog and the quote, “We’re at the threshold of hell” in festive holiday letters. The cup or the quote could also be used separately.

$3.00 Add to cart
Stranger Things Steve hair svg
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Stranger Things Steve Hair SVG File Cutting Template

Say what you will, Steve is a great babysitter with great hair! This design includes Steve’s glorious coif, a pair of Ray Ban style sunglasses, and the phrase, “It’s the hair” in a Stranger Things inspired arrangement. And best of all, no need to maintain his ‘do with 4 puffs of the Farrah Fawcett spray!

$3.00 Add to cart

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