Arts & Crafts

Hours of Operation

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Open 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month)
Sunday Closed


1121 Barnes Blvd.
JBLM-McChord Field
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Handicap Accessible


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Everything you need to make your life beautiful: Custom framing, engraving, embroidery, framing classes, gifts & more. Looking for professional quality, best pricing and fastest turn-around? Consult with the experts in embroidery, laser engraving and framing for uniforms, awards and custom gifts, such as personalized décor and clothing, engraved wood, glass or metal gifts, photo-engraved mugs, personalized rosewood pen and pencil sets, and more!

Our main vendor for awards and trophies:

Our clothing vendor:

Embroidery, Engraving & Gifts

At the Arts & Crafts Center, your orders are taken and completed by professional staff members. We're proud to say all projects are completed here at the Arts & Crafts Center. You'll receive professional and quality craftsmanship. Our staff will be happy to answer your questions and assist you with your choices. For more information, call +1(253)982-6723. Email your ideas to

Bring in any photo or pattern for custom embroidery on:

  • Baby items
  • Clothing
  • Bags 
  • Hats

Other items include Air Force jackets, guidons and colors.

We offer custom engraving for awards and gifts. Choose from a variety of metals, plastics, acrylics, wood and glass. We can also engrave on specialty items including bottles, glasses, pens and more. Stop in and take a look to see what we can do!

Gift Shop

We stock: 

  • Pewter items featuring Northwest and nature themed ornaments, and C-17 magnets and models, pewter-enhanced wine corks, shot glasses, and faceted mugs.
  • Framed Sea of Cloud prints, coin holders and flag cases.
  • Special order items available.
Matting & Framing

The Arts & Crafts Center offers a wide range of framed products at all price ranges. Products include:

  • Certificates and awards
  • Guidons, colors and flags
  • Chain of command boards
  • Photographs and prints
  • Shirts and jerseys
  • Short-turnaround in-stock gifts. Select a print and your colors for a custom matting and framing order.

Coins and medallions can be incorporated into any project. For more information, call the Frame Shop at +1(253)982-6718. You may also email

Bring in a copy of a detailed quote or estimate with the business name on it and receive 10% off using the same materials. Quotes and estimates must be dated, quotes and estimates older than 2 weeks will not be honored.

Do-it-yourself customers are required to take the Beginning Matting & Framing class before using in-house equipment. Class information below.

Photo Kiosk

Bring in your camera or phone and print your photos! Prices start at just 28 cents. Download all your photos onto a CD for just $2, videos for $3. Print your own holiday cards, photo calendars, collages and more, up to 8x10". Download the Android app or iTunes app.


The JBLM Arts & Crafts Center offers a variety of classes. The classroom may also be rented for adults and children, as well as private parties. Call for a schedule and pricing.

Classes include:

Matting & Framing

Beginning Framing: 
Learn the skills needed to frame your own projects


Basic Sewing
Make a fun project while learning to use a sewing machine 

Basic Book Making
Get creative and learn to bind your own journals, scrapbooks and photo albums.

Glass Mosaics
Learn a twist on stained glass and create a work of art using various types and colors of glass. 

Basic Quilting
Have fun learning simple quilting techniques while making a family heirloom.

Beginning Knitting
Learn simple stitches that will supply the foundation to all knitting projects in the beginner class. Intermediate knitting also available.

Learn basic techniques that will serve as the foundation to your crochet projects in the beginner class. Intermediate crochet also available.

Basket Weaving
Learn basic basket weaving techniques and create a charming finished project.

Learn the process of Zentangle® meditative drawing and create unplanned, abstract, black and white art. Zentangles are not only exquisitely beautiful, they are fun and relaxing to create. Discover the specific method from an ensemble of simple, structured patterns called tangles on a 3.5-inch square paper tile.

Paper Crafts
Learn beginning, intermediate and advanced scrapbooking, rubber stamping and card making.

Kids Crafts 
Fun projects for youth of all ages. The class meets the first and third Fridays of the month, and projects are different every class.


Basic Drawing Techniques
Learn Perspective, Portraiture, and Composition techniques

Basic Sculpture & Hand-Building
Gain a basic understanding of tools, techniques and clay properties.

Canvas Painting
Learn painting techniques using acrylic paint on canvas

Wine and Canvas
Times and locations vary, call for details +1(253)982-6721.

Paint & Go Ceramics Studio

Check out the Paint & Go Ceramics studio. Studio hours are: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clean-up begins at 4:30 p.m. Space can be booked for parties or other events.