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Topic: Web resources
The webhosts of www.freepatternsite.com have researched all over the web and brought together an index of free patterns for all sorts of crafts.
They present them in the categories of: Applique, Basketry, Beading & Jewelry, Candlemaking, Children's Crafts, Crochet, Cross Stitch & Embroidery, Doll Patterns, Floral & Decorating, Holiday Crafts, Knitting, Metalworking, Mosaic, Needlepoint, Origami, Plastic Canvas, Pottery & Ceramics, Quilting, Rubber Stamping, Scroll Saw, Sewing, Stained Glass, Stenciling, Tatting, Tole, Weaving, and Woodworking.
Scroll all the way to the bottom for General Craft Resources and for Other Interesting Craft Sites, links to other craft directories and places to sell your crafts.
There are well over 200 links to explore. You may not find a free pattern for what you went looking for, but odds are you'll find a free pattern for something that interests you on this site.