Joyce,maybe you find something you like in the free links I bookmarked a while ago.Some are cross stitch and other patterns/projects.I'm posting several different embroidery sites in case someone else is interested in free hand embroidery patterns too.
Hand embroidery stitch tutorials
,some with pdf download.Free pdf stitching guide
.Fill in patterns from 16th century blackwork
embroideries.Patterns for Cross-stitch and other
- stitch patterns and projects.Stumpwork Pdf download pattern
In this link
it says,more than 400 (september 2009) original and traditional high quality embroidery designs: punto Assisi, Florentine embroidery (Bargello), Celtic embroidery, Chinese, Miao, Alphabets..... All designs go with free embroidery patterns. Nothing has to be downloaded. You can use the working drawings directly by printing them or by saving them on your computer (for own use).