No staples, no glue, I didn't even use scissors this time! Some folding turns a full sized sheet of paper into an eight page notebook about the size of a business card.
Step 1: I Use Graph Paper for Everything Already, But It Really Is Best for This...
Fold in half, the long way first. it's more difficult, I find, to do the long axis fold last.
Step 2: Now Into Quarters
If you wanted to you could unfold the long axis to fold the wide axis like I do, but the point is that now the page overall is in quarters, fourths, along both the long and the wide axis
Step 3: Along the Wide Axis, Fold Each Half in Half
Fold the outside edges of the page (the original top and bottom) into the middle, I do this while the page is folded in half, meaning I unfolded it in order to get it to look it's original width and one fourth it's height.
Step 4: Cutting
along that first fold down the middle of the paper, CUT OR TEAR along the foldfrom the center out toward the seems. there will be an opening in the middle of the page, not the outsides, and the cut is one straight line.
Step 5: Folding
Along that first fold, the long axis seem, the part you just cut half of, you fold the paper over, and get something clover-like. Squeeze it in and curl it up.
Step 6: Finish
You can template how you like, the picture above demonstrates the orientation. A pen with a tight clip and a pocket and OFF TO THE RACES!