Leader-ender can potentially refer to a number of things. It can refer to the scrap of fabric, also known as a thread saver, that is being used to begin and end a string of chain piecing. It is also sometimes used to refer to the process of using a thread saver to begin or end chain piecing. It can also refer to a project that is being made by using a second set of quilt pieces as the leaders and enders, also known as a leader-ender project.

See also: chain piecing, thread saver