The Grandmothers Campaign is an initiative of the Stephen Lewis Foundation

Crafts and Products

Many Glacier Grannies enjoy creating crafts and products (see photo gallery) that are sold at Comox Valley craft fairs and events. Others enjoy selling the products at our booths. Groups meet regularly to exchange ideas and make items for sale, and welcome new members.

The angel makers meet at the Comox United Church, 250 Beach Drive, from 1:00 to 3:00 on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from September to June. For more information, please contact Kathy We take special orders, usually using jewelry or fabrics of sentimental significance.

Felters meet on Thursday mornings at 10:30. For information, please contact Gillian.

If you would enjoy sewing for the Grannies, please contact Shelley.

For information on events and locations where our crafts are being sold, See Upcoming events or email:  Glacier Grannies. Use this link if you would like to purchase items directly from us.

Angel makers preparing angel bodies.

an angels

Angel Hosts

In 2006 Dave Talbot started our angel making group after seeing angels made by a Victoria group. From 2006 to 2015 our group sold more than 6,000 angels. Each angel is hand made, unique and is given a traditional African name in memory of a child who has died of AIDS.

AIDS angels are for sale at the following locations

Blue Heron Books 250 339-6111 1775 Comox Ave., Comox Year Round
Coffeelovebug 250 334-1034 950 Cumberland Rd., Courtenay Nov/Dec
The Craft Shop 250-339-5133 d'Esterre Seniors' Centre, 1801 Beaufort Avenue, Comox Year Round
Gardenworks 250-334-3024 2855 Wentworth Road (corner of Highway 19A) Courtenay Nov/Dec

circled angels

Angel special order

for a 103rd

birthday celebration


Glacier Grannies Felters


Felted Doll

felt sales

Felting for sale at Fiesta 2014

Angel Host

Felt Display

Other Crafts


We welcome donations of the following items. Thank you for supporting us.

  • Batting – if possible, please label if it is 100% cotton
  • Beeswax for eco-wraps
  • Notions - such as zippers, seam binding, D-rings
  • Christmas – ornaments, ribbons, decorations, green twine (all for our swag sales in December)
  • Fabrics - (no tiny scraps, please)
  • Jewelry for angels – colourful, small and medium sized, earrings (esp. dangling, can be single)
  • Ribbon – all colours, decorative, wide or narrow
  • Thread
  • Yarns - wool, fancy synthetics or textured.
You can email us from our contact page with any questions or to donate items.