Image Quilting is a patch-based MPS simulation algorithm that is based on computing an optimal cut between patches.
Figure 1: Simulations of the Lena Delta, with validation statistics.
A Matlab code for Image quilting here.
Mahmud K, Mariethoz G, Caers J, Tahmasebi P, Baker A (2014). Simulation of Earth textures by Conditional Image Quilting, Water Resources Research 50(4), p. 3088-3107, doi: 10.1002/2013WR015069.