To import a pattern swatch:
The selected pattern swatch (Figure 1.3) will be added along with its colors (Figure 1.4) to the Swatches panel of your working file.
The newly added pattern swatch is now ready to be applied in your design.
Note: These steps give you the option to also import color palettes. Click on the icon of the palette in the beginning of each row of color swatches to select and add it into your file.
Now that you got the pattern swatch into your working file, you may proceed to assign it as a fill to any object you need:
The selected pattern swatch is now applied to the object. (Figure 2.5)