How do I add a pattern to a swatch in Illustrator?

How do I make a picture into a pattern?

Define an image as a preset pattern

  1. Use the Rectangle Marquee tool on any open image to select an area to use as a pattern. Feather must be set to 0 pixels. Note that large images may become unwieldy.
  2. Choose Edit > Define Pattern.
  3. Enter a name for the pattern in the Pattern Name dialog box. Note:
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