WHAT ARE THEY?
DTG: Think of an industrial printer, but for clothes.
DTF: A digital transfer that we fuse onto the garment with heat.
DTG: Small orders, complex or photographic images, and high-quality cotton fabrics. (Note: Low-quality fabric may produce subpar results).
DTF: Small runs, solid-colour graphics and logos, and fabrics not ideal for DTG.
LOOK & FEEL
DTG: Matte to satin look, light feel
DTF: Satin look, slightly heavier feel
PROS & CONS
- Cost effective for small runs
- High detail
- Softer finish
- Limited garment options
- Special care needed when washing
- Wide choice of garments
- Very durable
- Price is lower for smaller prints
- Heavier print
- Design must have defined edges.
Choose DTG: If you want a cost-effective option for small runs with complex designs & a softer finish.
Choose DTF: If you need a versatile, durable print for small runs, especially if your fabric isn't ideal for DTG.