Originally Posted by Barb in Louisiana
SW Decoratives has a lot of Southwestern type patterns that could give you ideas. http://www.swdecoratives.com/index.php
This page has some free applique patterns. http://www.freeapplique.com/southwestpatterns.html
J Michelle Watts is another great southwest designer. http://www.jmichellewatts.com/
If you go to Google or Yahoo and search for Southwest quilt patterns, you will get a lot of images to choose from.