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August 26, 2008

Martingale & Company Signs Exclusive DVD Distribution Agreement

Woodinville, WA – Tom Wierzbicki, President and CEO of Martingale & Company, today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with Nine Patch Media. The agreement will see Martingale and Company distribute instructional DVDs produced by Nine Patch Media for the quilting and crafting markets.

“We're excited to partner with Nine Patch Media in this new venture, providing quilters with topquality
instructional DVDs from well-known quilt designers and teachers,” said Tom Wierzbicki.

Martingale & Company and Nine Patch Media will launch the new product line at Quilt Market in
Houston in October and in Martingale’s Spring Catalogue. DVDs currently in production include
titles by well-known quilting teachers Sharon Pederson, Margaret Miller, Carol Doak, Val Hearder,
Karla Alexander, Pamela Allen, Jackie Robinson and Melinda Bula.

“I’ve been working with Martingale for years as an author.” said Sharon Pederson, producer with
Nine Patch Media. “This is a great opportunity for leading teachers to bring their skills and
techniques to the market with the world’s premier publisher of quilting and craft books.”

Recognizing the changes in the publishing industry, instructional DVDs address the market’s
comfort with technology and the desire to learn quilting and crafting techniques visually. A perfect
companion to the already published patterns and instructional books, the Nine Patch Media DVDs
bring the teacher into the home with hands on lessons, trunk shows, EQ6 lessons, resources and
much more.

Nine Patch Media’s recently completed studios are located on Vancouver Island. The studios are
specifically designed for teachers to set up their own creative space, and comfortably capture their
ideas and techniques on video. Over the next eighteen months Nine Patch Media will bring eighteen new and exciting instructional DVD titles to market.

Martingale is an industry-leading publishing house with a host of best-selling and award-winning
books written by some of America’s most loved designers. To date, Martingale & Company has
sold over 17 million books.

Nine Patch Media is a Canadian company, located in Courtenay, British Columbia, specializing in
instructional DVDs. Technical Director Chris Manuel, a former Disney producer, brings 20 years in media production. Five-time published author Sharon Pederson is an internationally renowned
quilting instructor. Elizabeth Phillips brings 25 years in marketing, from consumer electronics to

Media inquiries please contact:
Mary Beth Hughes, Marketing Manager
Martingale & Company

Elizabeth Phillips, Director of Sales
Nine Patch Media

For more information please refer to the corporate websites at:
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