Digital Direct 2 garment custom t-shirts
It's called many different things...
- Print on demand
- Digital t-shirt printing
- Direct Digital
- Digital 2 tee
- Direct to garment
- Digital Direct
Why people are talking about this new t-shirt printing catchphrase?
Finally getting just a few full color garments at a cheap price is possible. here's why...
- No minimum orders (Get just one full color custom made t-shirt)
- Not set-up or screen charges
- No mechanical art separations, films or art charges
- No ink mixing or press cleanup
- No on press registration
- No charge for different size images
- Larger format printing at the same price
- Goes directly from computer to printer to garment (This means the shirts can be done on demand)
What makes t-shirt printing different then other Denver direct to garment print shops?
With thirty years as a denver t-shirt screen print & embroidery shop, We embraced on this technologie early and have been perfecting it for several years now. You will find that many of Denvers screen printers appear to offer it on their websites as the demand grows, but they do not actually do it in house. this means they have to add a markup in order to make a profit.
Our DTG Viper is a large format printer, printing Full color images 16" wide by almost 40" tall. it also uses a WIMS ( White ink management system) that allows us to print ANY color garment including blacks and dark shirts. This printer uses an Epsom 4800 print head for extreme detail and has a large platten that will print two adult shirts or four youth shirts in one pass allowing us to print more shirts faster.
As of the publishing of this article, every Denver based Direct to garment website we could find we are the only one both showing a price up front ( most offer to give you a quote) and charging the same price for any color & Size garment. ( We found one website with a STARTING price only to find out it was for white and light tee shirts only and there was an up-charge for shirts larger then one X large.
We've had time to listen to what people want and need and have worked hard to develop tools to assit you in getting and creating your own custom garment fast and affordably. Here are a few of the things we offer that other Denver t-shirt websites do not..
- FREE on-line design lab software
- Upload your own art and photo and create around it
- Create multi color custom text that arches and bends
- Database of full color clip art.
- Change colors of clip art for custom color theory
- Shows Prices of final project as you go
- Same price for any color & size garment
- Free online drawing and photo software for art creation
- Free online templates for mock ups and marketing fliers
- Pay via PayPal, credit card, Phone or even cash in person
- Hire our professional designer artist to create a seriously custom illustration for usually the minimum charge ( $30.00)
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I saw this on a tee shirt forum recently and thought I would try to explain the options you should find near you.
" I just wanted to create a single custom t-shirt from my photo that I embellished in photoshop. But after calling around to local screen print shops I was told by most that I had to order a whole bunch of them or at least a minimum of 24 and that the number of colors in my design would make it to expensive to to the " Screen " or " Set-Up" charges ??? &%@#$$%!@!! WTF?
Can't they just print off a transfer and heat press it to my garment? I remember places in the mall that used to do that 20 years ago... I would think that technology had made it even better, faster easier. Why can I not find anybody to print just one or two of my full color custom designs onto a t shirt or sweatshirt?
T-shirt heat transfers are still around however in order for them to work on Dark or non light colored garments they have to be printed on a White patch. That patch is then cut out in the shape of your artwork or graphic so it is not just a square page on the shirt.
Screen printing dose require that a silk screen stencil be made for each of the Primary colors used.... there is a charge for the creation, set-up, registering, mixing the ink and printing each color. this is only cost effective when the one time charge is absorbed into a large number of goods... the more the quantity of shirts the less per shirt you pay.
Today's NEW technology is even better, faster, more colorful, longer lasting and easier... It is called Direct to garment or Digital Direct printing... This process use's a giant inkjet printer with special inks to digital print an image right from the computer to your shirt or ! hoodie! This is an extremely High resolution imaging process that results in an amazingly Bright colored, detailed final reproduction.
Keep in mind these are specialty printers, very expensive and not all are created equal.. " What does this mean to the basic person just wanting a single custom printed tee shirts?"
Many shops and websites that offer Direct to garment or substrate digital printing cannot print on dark or colored garments as the cheaper printers do not offer a white ink printing system,, the white ink is very thick and problematic to deal with. Other shops offer dark garment printing but the cheaper printer only images an 11" X 8" print area.
Here at t-shirt printing Denver, Located in beautiful Lakewood, Colorado just near Golden, We offer DTG Direct 2 garment printing on clothing and apparel items in a large format 16"X 32" Full Color on any color of textile! There are no set up charges, no art charges if you use our free online design lab, no minimum order, Get Just one full color custom garment with your graphic or photo.... This is done in just a couple of days and can be picked up right here at our colorado facility.. All work is done right here in house...
Our online website offers several tools to help you create your own custom t shirt art, such as the Photolab that is basically photoshop, and the design lab that let's you upload a photo or graphic and add clip art, fonts and text and customize it to your desire...
We are your one stop shop for all things custom apparel, We offer in house silk screen printing and embroidery services as well. Not an artist and want something REALY special and custom? We have an amazing on staff artist, Illustrator to create that killer image just for you.
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We are glad to announce that we just became Denver's only complete in house full service garment imaging shop!
√ In house Digital Direct - Full color- No minimum - Any garment color.
Large format @ 16"X 42" photographic reproductions.
√ In house wholesale silk screen printing- Large format- advanced image
processing. specialty inks like neon, glitter, puff, metallic & More.
√ In house Embroidery - 12 head machine, 9 thread colors & more.
√ In house Digitizing , embroidery editing & creation.
√ In house Graphic design, Illustration, art services, production mechanical
art. Free color & design theory.
√ In house*Free* Canine child entertainment! Dusty Loves children!
It's Viper Time
Get ready Denver.... The Viper has arrived! Local Denver digital direct print on demand t-shirts, hoodies, hats, caps, aprons and more.
There has been a huge demand for one off, one of a kind Full color large format Photographically printed apparel like hooded sweat shirts... Till now the screen or set up charges where just to much for small runs like One garment. and digital images with there thousands of colors where expensive to silk screen print.
Also the demand has been high for eco friendly and soft feeling water based inks..... While a couple of shops in Denver have been experimenting with Digital direct print on demand apparel decoration systems... None have the capability of printing White ink in a limed art to produce apparel imaging an ANY COLOR CLOTHING!
The Rules have changed Denver..... It's here now!
Design you own custom t-shirt hooded sweats&garments.
Get just one printed item. No set up fees! Print Just one
Full color, photographic quality garment.
Large format printing area..... 16" X 45" any color garment!
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