Gone are the days when fashion designers used to design attires! It shouldn’t come as a surprise if you hear things like “Hey, isn’t this t-shirt really cool? I designed it!” Thanks to the t-shirt printing software that ecommerce store owners integrate with their website; the customers can create the own version of their t-shirt by including quotes, images, clipart, designs and more.

If you are an ecommerce store owner mulling over adopting a t-shirt making software, we are here to acquaint you with the best tools available in the market. Let’s know about all of them in detail:

Brush Your Ideas

This tool is gaining a lot of attention in the market from t-shirt e-store owners for its user-friendliness and platform compatibility. Built using the mobile-first approach, it enables the customers of e-store owners to create designs on their t-shirts while they are on the move. It also works on products like mugs, diaries, gifts, shoes, stationery, gadget covers etc.

Apart from the personalization tool it provides, it offers the facility to set up a web-to-print e-store from the scratch. For those finding it difficult to implement print production cycles, it offers with the complete web-to-print ERP solution. Quite versatile with features and functionalities, the tool keeps evolving and is currently available in Magento 1, Magento 2 and WordPress.


Zakeke is an innovative t shirt design program based on cloud platform using which the t-shirt e-store owners can customize t-shirts in 2D and 3D. Once you install the plugin from Zekeke’s website, it will enable you to configure and select the products that your customers need to customize. You can specify the customizable sections, printing techniques as well as the pricing policies based on the orders.

Zakeke enables the users to upload 3D model in object format so that the users can have a 3D preview of customization. Also, Zekeke’s stores all of merchant’s data on the cloud so that the merchant doesn’t have to worry about the space required for designed products. Once the product is customized, the merchant can download the product’s file from Zakeke engine for printing.

Advance Product Designer

Another Magento 2 t-shirt designer tool, it is quite similar to Brush Your Ideas. This tool is available for you to buy on the website of AppJetty, a popular extension e-store based in India. Your customers can make use of this fully responsive tool on an array of gadgets including laptops, tablets, mobiles etc. Advance Product Designer supports multiple printing methods like DTG printing, hot printing, silk screen, screen printing etc.

This Magento 2 based software entails a clipart library of more than 10,000 SVG graphics using which your customers can get an inspiration for their t-shirt design. There’s also an option of social media sharing through which your customers can design a t-shirt from the scratch and upload it on their favorite platforms including Instagram and Facebook.

Magento Product Designer Canvas

One of the most popular products of the company named MageBay, Magento Product Designer Canvas offers product personalization not just for t-shirts, but also for products like business cards, brochures, phone cases, magnetic signs, photo frames, stickers etc. It comes with long listed features for administrators, end users (customers) as well as developers.

Magento Inc has verified this product for safe and standard source code. Moreover, you can set up the product in 3 easy steps. You can go through the features in detail by visiting MageBay’s website or watch the live demo of product to understand more about it. If you are a large t-shirt selling online business looking for a good quality Magento 2 T-shirt Designer Tool, Magento Product Designer Canvas could be a good option.

Aitoc Custom Product Designer

Last but not the least, this custom product designer enables the customer of your t-shirt e-store to get creative and come up with personalized prints. Once the customer designs a t-shirt, it creates print-ready file in the backend. Features wise, this tool is quite similar to the above-mentioned ones. It is a mobile optimized tool and would be offering social media integration soon.

Wrapping Up…

We hope this tour of Magento 2 t-shirt design tools gave you good insights about the kind of purchase you want to make. The software that you choose depends on a lot of factors including whether or not you have a website based on Magento 2 platform, whether or not you have a printing facility and more. Apart from these factors, you must ensure that the tool

Is mobile responsive
Has a User-Friendly Interface
Is customizable
Works with different printing formats
Is compatible with Magento 2 platforms
Has a feature-rich library

Author's Bio: 

Mr. Pratik Shah is Creative Head of Brush Your Ideas, a Web-to-Print technology solution offering custom product design software and Web-to-Print Storefront Solutions. He is a tech enthusiast and an avid blogger and writes about ecommerce and web-to-print industry.