Direct-to-Garment Printing

Direct-to-Garment Printing (DTG), a modern marvel in the printing industry, has been revolutionizing the scene for just over a decade. As a digital printing technique, it offers flexibility with no minimum order requirements and the ability to reproduce full-color artwork with precision. DTG leverages white and CMYK inks to reproduce a myriad of colors, however, it's best suited for 100% cotton products. While artwork for DTG only necessitates a transparent background, the superior the resolution, the more impressive the print outcome. The ink employed in DTG printing leaves a soft and appealing texture on the product, enhancing its versatility. As the primary costs in DTG printing are associated with the ink, it's a cost-effective solution for creating vibrant, high-quality custom apparel and branding. Choose our DTG services for an unbeatable blend of quality, affordability, and flexibility.


No Minimum


How many colors can be printed?

Full Color


What artwork can be printed?

We require a vector file (EPS, PDF, SVG, or AI). 


How is the price determined?

The number of artwork locations and the quanitity of pieces being printed

DTG Blog

Written By: Garth Medors

Read Time: 5 Minutes

Superior print quality is essential in the competitive market for personalized clothes and branding. Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing is a modern technique that has received a lot of attention from experts. Here, we'll explore the exciting world of direct-to-garment (DTG) printing and highlight its many advantages for creating unique garments. If you want your business to stand out with graphics that are bright, detailed, and long-lasting, then you need Creative Customizing to help you through the complex but ultimately rewarding process of DTG printing.

What Is Direct-To-Garment Printing?

DTG printing, short for "direct-to-garment," is a state-of-the-art method for printing digital graphics on fabrics, popular in the customized clothes industry. DTG takes your design from a digital file and prints it in full color on the garment using specialized printers and high-quality inks. It's perfect for complex, multicolored graphics since unlike conventional screen printing, it doesn't require color separation or separate screens. However, DTG is most effective on 100% cotton fabrics, bringing your colorful patterns to life with a smooth, comfortable feel. DTG is ideal for both mass production and one-off creations because to its low minimum order quantity.

How Direct-To-Garment Printing Works

Modern printing technique known as "Direct-to-Garment" (DTG) printing works similarly to a digital printer for paper, but it prints directly onto clothing. If a garment is not 100% cotton, the garment is treated with a pretreatment solution that guarantees good ink adhesion. The garment is then transferred to a platen and fed into the direct-to-garment (DTG) printer. The design is then digitally printed into the garment using high-quality, eco-friendly inks, and it can have various colors and detailed features. After the design has been applied to the garment, it is heat dried to make it last through several washes. This digital technique is suitable for both one-of-a-kind personalized designs and bulk orders, since it produces brilliant, soft-to-touch prints on 100% cotton textiles with no minimum order required. Check out Creative Customizing's DTG printing services, which offer higher quality and adaptability.

Equipment Needed For Direct-To-Film Transfer Printing

For Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing, it's essential to have a specific set of equipment to ensure the successful creation of vibrant and detailed designs on your garments. The fundamental piece of equipment is the DTG printer itself, an innovative inkjet printer designed to print directly onto various textiles, ideally 100% cotton, using eco-friendly inks. Furthermore, you need a pretreatment machine to apply a special solution that promotes proper ink adherence and color vibrancy on the garment prior to printing. A heat press or conveyor dryer is also vital in the post-printing curing process, helping set the ink into the fabric and enhancing the design's durability and resistance to washing. Finally, a robust design software package enables the creation and modification of your digital designs. At Creative Customizing, we utilize top-tier equipment in our DTG printing process to deliver exceptional quality and intricate detail in every custom apparel product we produce. 

Tips For Direct-To-Garment Printing

Perfecting Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing requires understanding and applying a few crucial tips. To get started, the highest quality prints always start with high-resolution digital designs. Keep in mind that the quality of your final print will be determined in a significant way by the quality of the artwork you begin with. Second, you need to properly pretreat your clothing if you want your print to last and look well. It's also crucial to adjust your printer's settings appropriately for the fabric and design you're printing on. Ink volume must be adjusted such that saturation is avoided and color brightness is preserved. Prints that have been properly cured with a heat press or conveyor drier will last a long time and hold up well in the wash. Last but not least, routine maintenance is essential for the health and longevity of your DTG printer. At Creative Customizing, we respect to all of these guidelines and more during the DTG printing process to guarantee high-quality prints that will last. 

Why Our DTG printing service?

If you want your graphics to pop on 100% cotton goods, use Creative Customizing's Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing services. DTG is a digital printing technology that allows us to provide you with unparalleled flexibility without requiring a minimum order size, making it ideal for both small projects. Every print we make has a soft feel and long-lasting colors because of our cutting-edge printing technology and premium inks. Our DTG service is the best option for all your unique apparel and branding needs because of our dedication to low prices and quick turnaround times. If you're interested in learning more about our offerings or getting started on your next project, please email us at If you need help materializing your ideas, we're here to provide it.

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