or check out this site
Dr Oz on Alzheimer's
link show 23 easy quilt free patterns with photos of the quilt and to get to the free pattern just click and go to the free pattern
just click on the photo of the block you would like to learn to make, and then scroll down to the bottom to get to the free pattern, Enjoy!
Here's a blog with lots of great color inspirations. http://www.design-seeds.com/ Just scan through it, find some that speak to you, and create a folder (or print out) those palettes for future inspiration. From there, you can either work from your stash or buy fabrics that will go with that collection of colors.
Another way to come up with current and pleasing