Low cost and small run doesn't generally exist in tshirt printing.
First thing, how many colours would the design be?
Second thing, how many are we talking?
Third thing, can you give me any idea of the artwork as that effect how it can be done.
Realistically you have 2 options on a short run (without it costing a fortune); heat press vinyl, your artwork would have to be really simple and the colours would be a complication or DTG printing, more expensive but limitations in terms of artwork are almost non existent.
And I know a great place for DTG printing and I think Ken knows someone who knows a thing or 2 about heat pressing.
I think your cheapest options will be Flexi-Print or Transfer Print. Flexi-Print is ideal for high quality clothes printing and is also extremely durable but is only really used for logos and designs with 4 block colours or less. Transfer print will allow you to print almost any design in full colour on a printed tshirt, however the print quality is not as vibrant and isn't as durable as flexi-print.
Or like mrp2049 said 'Direct To Garment Printing', this is another option of good quality print. Screen printing is another option but is only used for bulk clothing printing.
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