I just wanted to let others (who have problems farming oil in the new update) know that you can easily get perfected padding by farming Cimmerian Steel armor from the cimmerian NPCs at the mounds of the dead! Each armor item creates one perfected padding, medium or heavy depending on the set item you dismantle (fur armor giving medium, the heavy version giving heavy).
You also get lots of other materials like hardened leather and steel.
This is a really great way to farm padding for your new armors or to get materials to repair your current one!
Hope that helps some people to overcome the crazy need for oil currently