Free machining troubles and some book pages

I was making good progress on the Moka pots quilt. I got all the focal points bonded on:


I then started machine stitching on the newly applied focal points, when my machine made (another) terrible crunch. I took it apart to clean, and noticed this big gouge in the bobbin case:


In front of the hook.

After a bit of a glum moment, I packed the machine away, and did some hand stitching on the Bumble hole book, working with lovely perle cotton:


A lovely way to relax after the annoyance of the machine incident. I’ll take it in for a service soon.