Direct to garment printing, also known as DTG printing, is a form of digital printing for apparel and tee shirts where a digital image is printed directly onto fabric, creating a vibrant image that is built to last.
There are two mechanisms involved with DTG printing. One is a transport mechanism for the clothing and the other is inkjet textile links, which are absorbed by the fibers and applied straight to the clothing.
DTG printing is extremely cost and time effective while still being able to create beautiful product designs. Visual Illusions Printing utilizies direct to garment printing to create affordable, attractive, and durable products for our consumers in a timely manner with state-of-the-art technology.
The Direct to Garment Process
Review the art
We look for anything in the artwork that may not translate well to the finished product. If we find something, we make expert recommendations to ensure the best outcome. We will enhance the image as much as possible so that everything you love about the original art comes through in the print.
This process is all about making sure the final print comes out as close to the original as possible. We will enhance the image as much as possible so that everything you love about the original art comes through in the print.
After printing we pickup and review the final product to ensure the final print comes out as close to the original as possible.
Things to consider about DTG printing:
Direct to Garment pieces should be washed before first wear and always washed inside out in cold water, to keep the design from fading over time.
100% cotton is the best material to use for DTG printing.