I checked the online forum and discovered the answer to my problem in about two seconds. I wanted to take this:
and turn it into this:
so I could appliqué each bit with a freezer paper template. It's easy when you know how!
Just set your photo into a Custom Set quilt layout sized to the finished size. Click on the photo with the Select tool, go to Print, then Photo. Check the settings and if you like them, click Preview. This will show you the photo tiled for printing on regular 8 1/2 by 11 inch sheets (this also works if you're using those paper backed fabric sheets people sew together for quilts because it has seam allowances and registration marks). Click Print, and voila! Instant pattern in the desired size! Just tape the sheets together, then trace the pieces onto freezer paper for templates. No more driving to the copy store!
I've been working on this:
The day wasn't a total loss because I did view all the videos that come with EQ7 and learned a whole bunch of stuff that will be valuable sometime, I'm sure.