A few of the places on the internet I have found where free quilt patterns are offered:
Baum Textiles (Windham Fabrics)
Quiltville - Bonnie Hunter
PURSE & TOTE PATTERNS:
Pea Pod Linen Purse at Ottobre Design
U-Handbag - Lisa offers a big bunch of purse and tote patterns
Snappy Coin Purse Tutorial by Rashida Coleman-Hale on SEW Timeless
Dogwood Blossoms Afghan by Monica Kennedy at http://crochetbymonica.gather.com/ Isn't this just stunning? Perfect for a baby girl.
4 Corners Dishcloth by 1870 Pearl
Pinwheel Dishcloth by 1870 Pearl
Awareness Ribbon Cloth by Donna Burgess
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Checkerboard Dishcloth Pattern by me - Edna McFall @ Needling Things
Garterlac Dishcloth by Dave at Criminy Jickets - try the modified beginning by Tinker Tots HERE that eliminates the funny looking cast-on edge.
Circular Knit Dishcloth - This is one of my all time favorites! I use this more as a hot mat than a dishcloth.
Valentine Surprise Cloth