The Pros and Cons of DTG Printing

A guy wearing a white t-shirt and covering his face with both hands. DTG printing pros and cons blogpost.

Direct to garment printing, or simply DTG, uses an inkjet printer to apply inks on the t-shirts.  As with any print process, there are pros and cons.

Some Advantages and Disadvantages of DTG


  • Huge design possibilities
  • Workflow integration
  • Customization
  • Small runs
  • Can reduce costs
  • Environmentally friendly


  • You need a controlled room
  • The lower range of printable materials
  • Height limitations
  • Large runs can be less cost-effective
  • Color correctness
  • Learning curve



The Beginner’s Guide to DTG Printing

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