Yep, that's right....plethora. There are a plethora of blogs that have free tutorials and patterns. Be sure and check all my links on the right.
Speaking of, check out this site as they have some great videos.
If you want to do a specific search for quilter's blogs, check out this site: http://quilterblogs.com/
Looking for quilting quotes? How about these: http://www.aprairiehomequilts.com/quilting-resources/quilting-quotes.html