Digital Decorating: Direct-To-Garment

DTG Fills the Void

March 24, 2021 |

In the ever-changing world of garment and product decoration, a new category has emerged — somewhere between the one-off decorator and volume screen printers.

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Dialing Up DTG Prints

January 28, 2021 |

Let’s be honest — direct-to-garment (DTG) printing isn’t always straightforward; there are just a few unforeseen variables. In this article, you’ll learn a relatively simple way to mitigate them and find some comfortable consistency in your production process.

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The Future of DTG Printing

August 25, 2020 |

Imagine a scenario where you turn your direct-to-garment (DTG) printer on in the morning, print shirts all day, make handfuls of cash, then turn it off and sleep well knowing it will work just as well tomorrow.

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Workflow: DTG Printing’s Future

February 25, 2020 |

The apparel-decorating industry has evolved from what it used to be: screen printers producing large batches of garments and requiring a great deal of labor, setup and time to complete jobs in an industry with increasing pressures to quickly deliver products.

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Mastering DTG Printing

October 16, 2019 |

Direct-to-garment (DTG) printing is catching on as an effective technique for producing fashion-inspired and photo-realistic decorated apparel. If you’ve stepped into the vibrant DTG world while still offering screen printing — a move that many decorators have made in the past few years — you’re likely looking for some DTG best practices to make the transition even smoother.

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Do More with Digital

July 23, 2019 |

The digital textile industry is expected to grow into a $2.31 billion industry by the end of 2023, and is projected to grow nearly 5% each year between 2018 and 2023, according to a 2018 Research and Markets report.

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Teamwork Makes DTG Work

April 25, 2019 |

With today’s technology, direct-to-garment (DTG) printing has become more accessible and affordable, while also being less time-consuming and labor-intensive than many other traditional printing methods.

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Needs for DTG

February 19, 2019 |

The latest direct-to-garment (DTG) printers make it easy for your shop to create high-quality, printed apparel without having to hire or train highly experienced operators.

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DTG Quality Control

May 7, 2018 |

Most garment-decoration methods involve “dialing in” machines to produce orders without hiccups from beginning to end — with the last print being like the first.

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February 27, 2018 |

The transition from screen to digital printing is becoming increasingly common among apparel decoratorslooking for fully custom, low-volume, quick-turn apparel.

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Take DTG to the Max

February 23, 2017 |

Garment decorators are unique because it’s not uncommon that they perform a variety of tasks — sales, production, marketing and accounting — on a daily basis.

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The Basics of DTG Art Prep

April 18, 2016 |

You probably have seen a variety of shirts with designs that include
incredible detail, vibrant colors and beautiful, bright prints. They
make you do a double-take and wonder, “How did they do that?”

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DIY DTG Marketing

February 12, 2016 |

The demand for low-volume, custom-printed T-shirts has completely revolutionized the garment decoration industry. There have been significant improvements in the technology dedicated specifically to direct-to-garment (DTG) printing.

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DTG the Right Way

January 19, 2016 |

Decorators usually love attending industry trade shows because of the bevy of educational and networking opportunities they present and the chance to meet with their suppliers — all under one roof.

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The “G” in DTG

December 11, 2013 |

In this Tech Tips Newsletter, sponsored by Anajet, you’ll learn about the major garment considerations you must make when printing with direct-to-garment equipment.

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The Digital Direction

November 12, 2013 |

The ever-evolving digital market segment offers faster, more efficient and more cost-effective options every year. Suppliers continue to provide apparel decorators with options for delivering orders of all sizes and specs, with machines capable of large or small runs. 

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DTG The ‘Wright’ Way

August 27, 2012 |

Some people work to live and, consequently, live to work. Thus, the perception is they work because they have to work. Mark Wright, however, is an entrepreneur. He subscribes to the notion that if you do what you love, then you love what you do.

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