Arts & Crafts

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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!
Full-Color Acrylics
Acrylic Awards

Engraving & Embroidery Catalog

Embroidery & Engraving Prices
Matting & Framing | Team Color Mats
Classes at McChord Arts & Crafts


Gift Shop

Visit the Gift Shop for office appreciations, presents, birthday gifts, going-aways, retirements, souvenirs and more.

NEW! Joint Base Coins

The gift shop stocks:

Pewter ornaments featuring Northwest and nature themes, C-17s, military and school themes

Pewter-enhanced wine corks, shot glasses, faceted mugs, bottle caddies and lapel pins

Photo- and laser-engraved dog tags, decorative tags, pillowcases, night lights, mugs and ornaments

Plus C-17 magnets and models, mini tote bags, Sea of Cloud blank cards, coin holders and flag cases.

Items also can be special-ordered.

Frame Shop

Frame Shop

Come in to purchase “ready-to-go" framed gifts, materials for do-it-yourself projects, and to rent shop space and equipment to assemble your mats and frames. Do-it-yourself customers are required to take the Beginning Matting & Framing class before using in-house equipment.
Equipment: 5 work stations, 5 mat cutters, 2 mat board/glass cutters, VacuSeal mounting machine, thumbnail jointer and more.  

Scrapbooking Materials

Decorative Debossing

Get designs, borders and lettering pressed into mat board frames, suede, leather and vellum with our new debossing service.

General Arts

Monthly classes are taught in Paper Crafts, Jewelry Making, Matting & Framing and Woodworking. Call 253-982-6723 for details or to schedule a class.

Name Tapes

Authorized Military Accessories

Save substantially on embroidered Air Force name tapes — and get it done faster than the competition! Also purchase authorized Army name badges and Air Force PT running caps.

Engraved Items

Vinyl & Fabric Decals

Choose from more than 16,000 designs in three clip art catalogs. Decals also can be custom designed through engraving and embroidery.

Engraving & Embroidery

Order small brass plates, large multi-plate plaques, full-color plaques, custom-embroidered shirts, hats, bags, car seat covers, towels, blankets — just about anything you can think of! Choose from thousands of stock designs or work with the experts to create a custom design. Call
253-982-6723 for a personal consultation.

Matted & Framed Art

Matting & Framing Samples

The Arts & Crafts Center’s everyday prices will match or beat any competitor’s best of prices. Bring in a copy of the quote or estimate with the business name on it and receive 10% off using the same materials. You save even more since you never pay sales tax.
This offer may not be used with any other Arts & Crafts promotions or discounts.

Come in and special order the perfect matboard colors in your team's colors for framing jerseys, photographs, cards, posters, and other sports collectibles; then custom frame or do it yourself. NEW Team Color Mats