The transition from screen to digital printing is becoming increasingly common among apparel decoratorslooking for fully custom, low-volume, quick-turn apparel.Full Story
Digital Decorating: Direct-To-Garment
In its short lifespan — direct-to-garment (DTG) printing has only been a viable garment-decorating option since 2004 — much growth has occurred with this apparel-decorating process.Full Story
Here’s what you should look for after you’ve invested in direct-to-garment printing equipment.Full Story
If you’ve been shopping for screen-printing equipment, you may have noticed most major resellers and manufacturers now also offer direct-to-garment (DTG) printers.Full Story
A look at how direct-to-garment printing carved its niche in the garment industryFull Story
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.Full Story
It’s hard to debate the validity of direct-to-garment (DTG) printing in today’s decorated apparel marketplace.Full Story
Direct-to-garment (DTG) printing is on the cutting edge of garment decoration and easily can become the foundation for successful business with just a single printer.
Most businesses follow the standard checklist for marketing and advertising their direct-to-garment (DTG) printing services.Full Story
In case you haven’t heard, everyone’s talking about the latest trends in digital decorating.Full Story
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?”
When you think about the term “evolution,” you likely think about changes that occur during a long period of time. Not so with anything related to direct-to-garment (DTG) printing.Full Story
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.Full Story
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.Full Story
If you follow any business journal or forum, you’ve probably read an article or two about industry “disruption.”Full Story
When working with the direct-to-garment (DTG) printing process, full-color, photographic-quality prints on black or dark-colored garments are achievable with some set parameters and experimentation.Full Story
One of the well-known major advantages of digital garment decoration techniques is the ability to realize profit from small runs, and even orders consisting of just one piece.
When troubleshooting a problematic print that is done on a digital direct-to-garment printer, experience is, by far, the most valuable tool in your toolbox.
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.Full Story
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.Full Story
After successfully printing scarves on my digital printer the first few months, I decided to branch out into shirts, as it seemed like a natural progression.Full Story
One of the greatest things about emerging digital direct-to-garment (DTG) technology is the freedom it gives artists to profit from their work.
The starting point of any good pricing model, or any business for that matter, is understanding market demands. This should be fully elaborated upon in your business plan.Full Story
With the latest garment decoration technologies, it’s very feasible to build a mobile setup for a variety of products.Full Story
One of the most important goals of any business that operates a digital printer is to keep it running.Full Story
It’s important to remember there are many factors that can affect the final output of a digitally printed shirt.Full Story
While growth is something every thriving businessperson pursues, it
usually doesn’t come without some growing pains.
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.Full Story